The Inferno (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2001 - Fiction - 288 pages
870 Reviews
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Wonderful story, beautiful prose. - Goodreads
A bit hard to read but the imagery sticks with you - Goodreads
This is a wonderful book with amazing imagery. - Goodreads
Brown's writing is often mocked by many. - Goodreads
Terrifying in content, beautiful in prose - Goodreads
The visuals are at times very captivating. - Goodreads

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Alexr1 - Goodreads

This is a good case of reading books based on what you "should" read vs. what you feel you want to read. I started reading based on: "Well this is such a classic , give it a try" But I kinda knew, I ... Read full review

Review: The Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Miss December - Goodreads

Towards the end it got REALLY political...no one ever mentions that when they talk about the severed heads, drowning sinners, and the gates. Good thing this version came with elaborate, detailed historical notes. Thanks, B&N! Read full review

Contents

Canto ITheDark Wood
Canto IIThe
Canto IIITHE
IVCIRCLE
CIRCLE
CIRCLE THREE
Canto VII CIRCLE FOUR
Styx
Round
Round Three
Round Three
Round
Canto XVIII CIRCLE EIGHT Malebolge
Bolgia Three
Bolgia Four
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Dante Alighieri was considered Italy's greatest poet. He is the author of the three canticles, "The Inferno," "The Purgatorio," and "The Paradiso," along with "La Vita Nuova," He died in 1321. John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and is a poetry editor of "The Saturday Review," He was a winner of the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award and the Prix de Rome.

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