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Review: The Iliad

User Review  - Claire - Goodreads

This book is one of the books I thought I would be daunted by but was actually a very easy read. I found the book to be hard to put down, despite the fact that it was written hundreds of years ago. Homer's vivid imagery is very engaging and impressive. I would recommend this to anyone. Read full review

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User Review  - Jp - Goodreads

Lattimore translation: would've loved to have read this outside of school; nevertheless it's a very emotional, beautiful, and impressive story. Lattimore's version is easily readable too, and some of the similes were really effective. Read full review

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User Review  - Sambhav - Goodreads

Classic! Read full review

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User Review  - Faez - Goodreads

I was fascinating by the interaction between the human world and the divine in this new reading. An eternal theme! Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer Smith - Goodreads

Had to read it for my classics exam. Some books are better than others. Do not read book 2. It's not worth it. Read full review

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User Review  - Kev Byrne - Goodreads

Stunning. Read full review

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User Review  - Cmjustic - Goodreads

This book made me want to smite people, brave in the din of battle. Read full review

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User Review  - David Micevic - Goodreads

Brad Pitt has a Woody Allen-esque feud with Agamemnon over a slave girl, then gruesomely murders the shit out of everyone before chasing Hector around the walls of Troy Benny Hill style. Classic Homer! Read full review

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User Review  - Prerna Sherpa - Goodreads

This is one book which was always on my to read list, but i never quite seemed to find the time or the opportunity until now :) Read full review

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User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

It took me a good 3/4 way through the book to have the remotest interest. It always bothers me when I can't find merit in a world literary classic. SO I went to wikipedia, where I learned that this ... Read full review

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