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Andrea Doyle Reviews The Iliad of Homer: A Southern African Translation by Richard Whitaker

The Iliad of Homer: A Southern African TranslationVerdict: carrot

When asked to review Richard Whitaker’s Southern African translation of Homer’s Iliad, I agreed with some trepidation. One reviewer describes it as “designed for South African readership” and I found myself asking why we need such a work “designed” for us.

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