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  • Much the best modern prose translation of the Iliad

    Robin Lane Fox, Financial Times
  • This new prose translation of the Iliad is outstandingly good . . . to read it is to be gripped by it

    Classical Review
  • Superbly direct and eloquent . . . by its sensitivity, fluency, and flexibility, it will win a permanent place on the shelves of Homer-lovers

    Martin Fagg, Times Educational Supplement
  • Martin Hammond's new version is the best and most accurate there has ever been, as smooth as cream but as clear as water . . . Hammond's Iliad deserves to become a standard book

    Peter Levi, Independent
  • Surely the best Iliad in quite a few decades

    Greece & Rome Journal
  • Here is a fine Iliad for our times, to be read with great pleasure

    Philip Howard, The Times

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