Hence it is easy to read for any good readers.
I recommend Gilgamesh to anyone who enjoys ancient literature and epic poetry, or who simply wants to experience reading a very old text.
Ferry's translation is involving, adventurous, psychological and above all, extremely accessible to the modern reader.
Be aware there is some sexually explicit reading for young eyes. The main character travels with a prostitute.Published 4 months ago by Deborah D. Haulik
I read this version of Gilgamesh with my senior Resource Room students. This went very quickly and smoothly; the students were engaged and had fantastic discussions throughout our... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Matthew J. Mazauskas
I recommend Gilgamesh to anyone who enjoys ancient literature and epic poetry, or who simply wants to experience reading a very old text. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Dan
This new rendering is just that, something new due to the fact the author interprets gilgamesh in the form of a poem in his understanding. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joseph Y.
This was a good translation. The story was good until the last "tablet" (chapter). You suddenly feel like you skipped five chapters and aren't sure what's going on.Published 19 months ago by Ian
It was just what I wanted. Thanks It is great to be able to get books that have original historical significance and no to have to rely on what others have written about themPublished 21 months ago by John R Ecob