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The classic tales of Iliad and Odyssey have been brought together seamlessly by Robert Fagles, who is a well-known and prominent translator. He has made sure to enhance this heroic epic by his flawless use of contemporary language.
What makes this book stand out?
The translation is simple and easy to understand along with a comprehensive introduction and critical commentary.
Read it for
The Iliad is known to be the world’s greatest war story ever, and The Odyssey is known to be the greatest piece of writing in the world of literature.
Don't read it for
It might be a bit difficult to read because of the presence of hexameter, which is not usually used in poetry.