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The Decameron

by Simon Russell Boccaccio

The Decameron Synopsis

The Decameron is one of the greatest literary works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series of brilliant stories, by turns humorous, bawdy, tragic and provocative. This celebration of physical and sexual vitality is Boccaccio's answer to the sublime other-worldliness of Dante's Divine Comedy...

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781980705
Publication date: 30th November 2017
Author: Simon Russell Boccaccio
Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
Format: CD-Audio
Categories: Classic fiction (pre c 1945),

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