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  • Published: 14 April 2004
  • ISBN: 9780140447897
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 768
  • RRP: $21.00

The Metamorphoses

  • Ovid



"I think this version is terrific. The light enjambed English hexameters are a great success. The effect is properly propulsive." - Prof A D Nuttall, Oxford

Ovid's deliciously witty and exuberant epic starts with the creation of the world and brings together a series of ingeniously linked Greek and Roman myths and legends in which men and women are transformed, often by love - into flowers, trees, stones and stars. This new verse translation, in simple and swift English hexameters, allows Ovid's narrative to flow - pulling the reader along with it.

  • Published: 14 April 2004
  • ISBN: 9780140447897
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 768
  • RRP: $21.00

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