The Inferno (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2001 - Fiction - 288 pages
783 Reviews


Belonging in the company of the works of Homer and Virgil, The Inferno is a moving human drama, a journey through the torment of Hell, an expression of the Middle Ages, and a protest against the ways in which men have thwarted the divine plan.





  

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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 plot is understated and undramatic. - Goodreads

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Sara Kirby - Goodreads

Graphic and riveting. Finding a copy with good notes is essential, as the narrator "meets" many historical figures as he travels through each circle of hell. Without the notes it will not make sense. Read full review

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Zak Glynn - Goodreads

Utterly impenetrable for me, but I can understand why it's well praised. Read full review

Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Introduction
Canto IThe Dark Wood of Error
Limbo
CIRCLE
CIRCLE THREE
CIRCLE FOUR
Styx
Canto IXCIRCLE
Round Three
Round Three
Round Three
BolgiaThree Canto XX CIRCLE EIGHT Bolgia Four
Bolgia Five
Bolgia Five
Bolgia
Bolgia Seven

Canto XCIRCLE
Canto XICIRCLE
Round
Round
Round Three
Bolgia Seven Canto XXVI CIRCLE EIGHT Bolgia Eight Canto XXVII CIRCLE EIGHT Bolgia Eight
Bolgia Nine
Bolgia Ten CantoXXX CIRCLE EIGHT Bolgia
Cocytus
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About the author (2001)

John Ciardi (1918 1986), American poet and critic influential in his role as poetry editor of the Saturday Review.

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