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This was my very first classic literature book and I enjoyed it.Published 8 months ago by Camille Savoie
The Iliad is the story of the rage and wrath of Achilles during the Trojan War while the Odyssey is the story of Odysseus' ten year journey to return home after the sack of Troy. Read morePublished on Nov. 22 2012 by DrFThickett
These are beautiful books. Simple paper backs, but so nicely put together. The typeface is easy to read, and the layout of the books is pleasing. Definitely a bargain at $25. Read morePublished on April 16 2011 by Luke Johnson
I purchased the "deluxe" edition which includes both the Iliad and the Odyssey (ISBN: 0670779644). The volumes themselves are handsomely made with cloth binding and satin... Read morePublished on Nov. 4 2009 by Victor
This box set is an amazing deal and a really great translation of Homer's works. I've read other editions but this one is much clearer, smoother, and understandable to the modern... Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2009 by The Frosty Hound
Most of what needs to be said about the Fagles' translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey has been covered in the previous reviews. Read morePublished on April 16 2004
I have read the Lattimore translation, but Fagels has far out done this earlier work. The story's prose, flow and verbage capture the emotion and grandeur of the event. Read morePublished on July 21 2003 by doc peterson
Robert Fagles' translations of these two western classics capture the raw beauty of the epic poetry in extremely readable language. Read morePublished on Sept. 30 2002 by camm