Jesper Jensen

Helpful votes received on reviews: 52% (15 of 29)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,504,523 - Total Helpful Votes: 15 of 29
The Elgin Marbles: The Story of the Parthenon and &hellip by Dorothy King
15 of 29 people found the following review helpful
Much has been said and written about this book already. To be honest, the discussions and angry reviews clearly show two main points: the reviewers have clearly not read this fine book, but they base their sharp criticism on one or two lines taken out of their context which they have most probably read in newspaper or internet articles. Most of the discussions in newspaper articles and reviews are filled with angry personal emotions against Dr. Dorothy King. Their anger is caused by the fact that she argues against the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece. This is, indeed, a very controversial position. However, personal opinions are permissible in modern Europe. At any rate, the readers… Read more

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