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Aesop's Fables by Aesop
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Aug 19, 09

bookshelves: borrowed, literature, read-in-2009
Read in August, 2009

This was my first read through of Aesop's Fables in its entirety. Obviously I have encountered many of these fables before individually but was somewhat surprised by how dark they are. Aesop as a freedman was brilliant at seeing into the psyche of humankind. The Fables have held up well over the last 2500 years. I found it odd that the translator used the names of the Roman gods as opposed to the original greek gods.
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message 1: by Ben (new) - rated it 5 stars

Ben Loory i think it's probably the best book. realism has nothing to do with not having talking animals.


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