Odysseus must return to Ithaca after the fall of troy. He gets lost on his way and will have to fight his way back.
Odysseus crashes his ship on the cyclops' island and must defeat him to escape. He stabs the cyclops' eye and escapes on the bottom of a sheep.
Odysseus later arrives at the island of Calypso. Calypso then keeps Odysseus at the Island for longer than he thought. Zeus sends Hermes to tell Calypso to let Odysseus return home. Odysseus then builds a raft to leave and is attacked by Poseidon.
Odysseus lands on the island of the Phoenicians. He tells them of his travels and the dangerous challenges he had to face on the way back to Ithaca. He then makes his way back, Disguised as a beggar
Disguised as a beggar he talks to his son about taking back his home from the suitors. He eventually convinces his son that he is Odysseus by shortly showing his true face.
In the last parts of the book Odysseus and Telemachus take back their home from the suitors and reveals his true identity. Getting back with is wife and enjoying his life.