Strong As Death Is Love: The Song of Songs, Ruth, Esther, Jonah, and Daniel, A Translation with Commentary (Paperback)Robert Alter (translator)
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Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 205 g
Dimensions: 211 x 142 x 18 mm
"In each of the Biblical books in this volume a balance of explanation, translation and commentary is offered. In each of them the reader is made a partner in an adventure of scholarship and clarification which is both rare and exemplary." -- Eavan Boland - The Irish Times
"Robert Alter's continuing project of translating the Old Testament is perhaps one of the most important literary/religious endeavours of recent times...Alter adds new levels of richness and poetry to the text, while adding an illuminating commentary to untangle the struggles of time." -- Catholic Herald
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