The Inferno (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jun 1, 2001 - Fiction - 288 pages
894 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 plot is understated and undramatic. - Goodreads

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Jason Sharnee - Goodreads

I absorbed this book slowly over a three month period because I didn't want it to end. The book definitely requires footnotes or commentary to fully understand just like the Bible. It makes me wonder ... Read full review

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Monica Restrepo - Goodreads

This was a book I always heard of but never really got around to read and I have to say, I enjoyed it a lot. Highly recommend it to anyone who hasn't read it. 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

RoundTwo

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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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