The Iliad

Book review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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