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This is a great book, and as a Kindle owner, I was happy to see it available.
Of course you miss things every time you read a book; but re-reading the Odyssey is something that I highly recommend to anyone who has read the book.
Robert Fagles's translation of Homer's Odyssey is highly readable and fast-paced.
This is an adequate book for a teenager in secondary school in the United States. It includes a glossary and maps.Published 4 days ago by Joe Parker
This is an inspired, poetic translation. I read it as part of the U Penn course on Greek and Roman mythology available through Coursera.Published 6 days ago by S. Pollock
Marvelous translation. Homer is a great story teller while providing descriptions of a society where kings and swineherds could have mutual respect and something akin to equality.Published 7 days ago by B. Baiter
This is basically the same review I gave "The Iliad." Fagles did an excellent job of translating this timeless tale (better than The Iliad, IMHO), and I only withheld the... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Janie
I loved this translation & the Fagles was able to maintain the sense of poetry, while providing an accurate translation. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Carol S. Reinhard