The book Meditations by Marcus Aurelius is neither good nor bad.
He translates Marcus's reflections into a colloquial, frequently earthy, English in unstitled language and idiom that will be familiar to a modern reader.
I read Meditations 2 - 3 times every year and have gifted copies to many friends, colleagues and former students.
This translation is not that of Hays; rather, it is the same translation as the blue-cover free edition. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Thomas
Excellent translation of a classic Stoic text. Highly recommended.
Awakening Clarity Now
Our grandson-in-law requested this book and was happy to get it!Published 1 month ago by BethCasbeer
Excellent translation. I keep this handy and read it over and over. I gave copies to my grandsons and friends as gifts.Published 1 month ago by Barbara A. Adams
This is the Modern Library edition and it is excellent. I should let other readers know that the paperback edition can be had for $US 1.00 new. Read morePublished 2 months ago by NR Henderson
This is the most applicable book to life that I have ever read. Marcus Aurelius taught me how to accept what life throws a me, and how to control my feelings in any given... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Brayden
Poorly formatted on kindle, no chapters, unclear even which edition.Published 3 months ago by S. Ross