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5.0 out of 5 stars Please, Professor Alter, keep going!, 5 Aug. 2013
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L. A. Taylor-Guthartz (London, UK) - See all my reviews
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I am hoping that Robert Alter will eventually complete his translation of the entire Tanakh/Bible -- it is elegant, scholarly, and above all goes a long way in capturing the flavour of the original. A real translator's translation -- the commentary explores the process and problems of translating such an important text, and is always illuminating Keep 'em coming, Professor Alter -- only the Latter Prophets and a bit of Ketuvim to go....!!!
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4.0 out of 5 stars An overview, rather than an in-depth look at the former prophets., 7 April 2015
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Alter really knows his stuff when it comes to the Old Testament. Most of what he writes is pure gold, but I was left wanting more...
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