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The Divine Comedy - Dante Alighieri, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Divine Comedy
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A landmark of world literature, "The Divine Comedy" tells of the poet Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise in search of salvation. Before he is redeemed by his love for the heavenly Beatrice, he learns the meaning of evil, sin, damnation and forgiveness through a series of... show more
A landmark of world literature, "The Divine Comedy" tells of the poet Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise in search of salvation. Before he is redeemed by his love for the heavenly Beatrice, he learns the meaning of evil, sin, damnation and forgiveness through a series of unforgettable experiences and encounters in what is considered a pre-eminent work of Italian literature. This edition of "The Divine Comedy" features Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's renowned and 135 full-page reproductions of Gustave Dore's classic engravings from the 1867 edition. "The Divine Comedy" is part of "Barnes & Noble"'s series of quality leatherbound volumes. Each title in the series presents a classic work in an attractively designed edition bound in genuine bonded leather. These books make elegant additions to any home library.
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ISBN: 9781435103849 (143510384x)
Publisher: Barnes and Noble
Pages no: 693
Edition language: English
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Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
3.0 The Divine Comedy (Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy)
Without the summaries at the beginning of the chapters I would have been completely lost. I'm going to leave smart books of fiction to smart people. The book felt like when I read the Bible. I'm completely out of my depth when I read complex fiction. (I'm sure it's a five star book for smart peo...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 The Divine Comedy
I know. I know. Everyone gives this 5 stars. It's one of the great books of all time. Etc, etc. Sorry, I did not like it. The problem is definitely with me instead of the book. I've just been preached at so much in my life by people who were religious fakes that when I start seeing or hearing a l...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 Divine Comedy
I find this among the most amazing works I've ever read--despite that the work is essentially Christian Allegory and I'm an atheist. First and foremost for its structure. Recently I read Moby Dick and though it had powerful passages I found it self-indulgent and bloated and devoutly wished an editor...
In laywoman's terms
In laywoman's terms rated it
2.0 La Divina Comedia
Hmm. Okay, let's see. I tried reading this book some ten years ago and I found it horrendously boring, and I had the illustrated edition. I decided to give it a go again now 'cause it's one of those books you have to read at some point if your life as a reader. It was enjoyable at the beginning, it ...
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Monkeypanic rated it
5.0 The Divine Comedy (Oxford World's Classics)
CELEBRITY DEATHMATCH REVIEW*(* entertainment purposes only) Dante’s Divine Comedy v. The Complete Winnie the PoohAfter his wife went to bed, and the house got dark and quiet, that seemed to be the best time for thinking. Naturally, every moment was precious, and he wanted to spend the time he had le...
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