Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A much-translated tale of plagues, priestly malfeasance, courtly love and the Seven Deadly Sins finds a satisfying new version in English.The Decameron, as its Greek-derived name suggests, is a cycle of stories told over a period of 10 days by Florentines fleeing their city for the countryside in order to escape the devastating Black Death of 1348. Perched at the very point of transition between ... Read full review

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Review: The Decameron (Biblioteca pentru Toti #347)

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

The Decameron, a collection of 100 short (to short-ish) stories told by ten young Florentine men and women during the plague over ten days is a fun if often frustrating bit of fiction. The stories ... Read full review

Review: The Decameron (Biblioteca pentru Toti #347)

User Review  - Janith Pathirage - Goodreads

This book's pure rubbish to me. A collection of stories about unfaithful women, stupid husbands and lustful monks . A useful book if you're seeking out ways to cheat on your husband but other than ... Read full review

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