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Masterful retelling of the first three chapters of Genesis. Milton offers many faithful insights to the text, though Milton's Pelagian sensibilities are evident. The battle scenes and Satanic ... Read full review
This was an inspired translation. Without the assistance of a professor, there is no way I could have begun to understand the antiquated language of this timeless poem. Fortunately, Mr. Lanzara has captured as close to a literal translation as possible while maintaining proper veneration of this highly spiritual work. I only wish the book told us a bit more about the author's credentials and how he came to decipher many of the more obscure and opaque messages sewn into the epic. I am not a student, I read it for pleasure and it was a pleasure to read. I am encouraging my kids and friends as well to read it for the many blessings it bestows. Thanks Joseph!
November 3, 2011