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The Ramayana is exceedingly good and this was a good and inexpensive translation. However, I should point out that this is printed in prose rather than poetic form.Published 8 months ago by E. Shipp
Best version of the Ramayana since Valmiki's 3 volumn set, which is lush but tedious. Wm Buck tells it beautifully with more detail than you find in ordinary translations of the... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Susan Keene
I was first curious about this epic when I read that Sri David Hawkins, in his Power vs Force book, using kinesiology, had given this classic a fantastic rating, 810, a very high... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Bryan Crumpton
I initially read this for a class in college. This is by far one of the most awesome (in awe insipiring sense) stories I have ever had the please of reading. Read morePublished on June 4, 2013 by 0xyjen
Awesome story but a little hard to follow at times. I would read this with a book club or yoga group.Published on March 18, 2013 by Sasha Dang
William Buck's translation of Ramayana is a wonderful retelling of an old epic. His interpretation is not scholarly; there are places where Buck's interpretation differs from what... Read morePublished on September 8, 2009 by Baruch
Buck does a remarkable job with this classic of Indian literature. It's the best version I've seen.Published on July 22, 2009 by Visa