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Old 02-12-2008, 09:15 PM   #21
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Re: What Are You Reading Right Now?

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Originally Posted by shun View Post
I'm actually on book IV now. Got the verse version just as you recommended. It's Allen Mandelbaum's translation, to be exact, and he did such a fine job on it. There's also a Glossary at the back in case I get confused will all those Greek names. And it only costs $5. Pretty sweet if you ask me.
For 5$ it's an absolute bargain. Most editions of ancient epics come at more than three times that price.

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And of course, I'm liking it a lot. I think I just might want to read a few poems after this. More thoughts to come once I'm done.
Don't know if you'll be up for more poems once you're done with book 24. But feel free to ask, I'd be happy to address you if the kind of poetry falls within my branch of specialisation.
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