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5.0 out of 5 stars The hardest book I've ever read...And one of the best.
St. Augustine's immortal classic is incredibly long and very, very hard to follow at times. When I set out to read this a few years ago, I had no idea what I was getting into. I read it because a professor I had in college that I greatly respected told me he'd never been able to read it all the way through, and I thought my reading it would impress him, or something. It...
Published on 9 Aug. 1998

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1.0 out of 5 stars Beware - this is not what it says it is.
This is not the Penguin Classics version. A little further reading on the page will reveal that it is the Dods translation from the last third of the 19th century, rather than Bettenson from the end of the 20th. Several months ago I pointed this out to Customer Service, who told me that they would contact the publisher to have the misleading information removed. So...
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 23 Jan. 2015
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R. M. Bradbury "Richard" (Beverley) - See all my reviews
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Brilliant that this stuff is still available.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 16 Jan. 2015
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Excellent reading and inspirational.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 26 Jan. 2015
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amazing book
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3.0 out of 5 stars I bought this book, 26 Feb. 2013
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I am happy with my purchase, would like the content to have a little more balance argument. But overall the book was extremely beneficial.
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City of God (Penguin Classics) by Saint Augustine (Paperback - 27 Nov. 2003)
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