One monster on the list:
CyclopsThe Odyssey also made Mullan's list ten of the best shipwrecks in literature.
The best monsters want to eat you. In The Odyssey, the Cyclops is a one-eyed giant with a taste for human flesh. Polyphemus, a monstrous son of Poseidon, is the scariest of all. He imprisons Odysseus and several of his men in his cave, killing and eating a couple of them each day. Odysseus manages to get him drunk and blind him with a red-hot stake.
Read about the other monsters on Mullan's list.