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It was easy and fun to read.
Latin has two great advantages over English--its incomparable sonority [acute sensitivity to language and word sounds, also...]and the freedom of its word-order.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is a Latin student, likes poetry, or just likes to read for pleasure.
I tried several translations, but I ended up enjoying this one the most. I am not sure why - maybe the rhythmic nature of his lines. Read morePublished 5 days ago by John Moore
Used it for my greek Mythology class. Small and easy to carry book with easy to read print.Published 2 months ago by Alex Ruscher
Anyone who likes renaissance art must read the Bible and Ovid's Metamorphoses.Published 3 months ago by JJ
I liked the organization and the borders of this kindle verison of the book. It was much clearer than others I had previewedPublished 7 months ago by NV
Ovid has written a work that all writers should read at least once. The imaginative fodder is abundant. Perhaps it is through him that we have come to know the first shapeshifters. Read morePublished 11 months ago by K P Ambroziak
It's a very good book. The quality of the book is also very good. I found it very useful. :)Published 13 months ago by Kelly Chen
Of the available translations, this is I think the best. Moving backwards and forwards between the Latin and the English, Melville hews closer to the text than someone like... Read morePublished 15 months ago by toronto
I really like the format of this work. The stories were wonderfully played out and connected well with others to experience the full mythology of Greek/Roman stories.Published 15 months ago by Lauren
All the text is there and accessible, which is awesome, but I would have appreciated line numbers on the actual page as if I were reading the physical copy. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Martin Majewski