"Kennedy's exposition is lucid and elegant, his enthusiasm for his subject infectious. Accordingly, the reader approaching that subject for the first time will be frequently enlightened, but never bored: indeed he will probably be stimulated to turn to the author's earlier works for further enlightenment."
--From the review of the original printing by J. D. Frendo in The Classical Review, vol. 34, no. 2, 1984, pp. 204-5: