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The Decameron: Second Edition - Boccaccio, Giovanni, Professor, and McWilliam, G H (Translated by)
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In the early summer of the year 1348, as a terrible plague ravages the city, ten charming young Florentines take refuge in country villas to tell each other stories - a hundred stories of love, adventure and surprising twists of fortune which later inspired Chaucer, Keats and Shakespeare. While Dante is a stern moralist, Boccaccio has little time for chastity, pokes fun at crafty, hypocritical clerics and celebrates the power of passion to overcome obstacles and social divisions. Like the Divine Comedy, the Decameron is a ...

The Decameron: Second Edition 1996, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780140446296

2nd Revised edition

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