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The Divine Comedy, Volume 1, Hell [The Inferno]

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Guided by the poet Virgil, the author plunges to the very depths of Hell and embarks on his arduous journey towards God. Together they descend ... Show synopsis

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Dean S

A rigorous act of scholarship

by Dean S on Nov 14, 2013

Dorothy L. Sayers does a great job of translating this - very different from others such as John Ciardi's - and adds considerable scholarship in her commentaries at the end of each Canto. This helps a modern reader understand the references to Florentine personalities and mythology.

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