THE ODYSSEY read by Ian Mckellen
Troy has fallen and the Greeks are victorious. Odysseus can now return home to his family and kingdom, but he will not get there for ten years. His "odyssey" portrays the qualities of mortal leadership--leadership that must be ethical even though exercised in an imperfect world where decisions may literally mean life and death. The struggles of Odysseus' wife, Penelope, display leadership tested by ordeal. The struggles of Odysseus and Penelope illustrate the characteristics of quality leadership.