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The Dante Club : a novel

Author: Matthew Pearl
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1865 Boston, the literary geniuses of the Dante Club -poets and Harvard professors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell, along with publisher J. T. Fields -are finishing America's first translation of The Divine Comedy and preparing to unveil Dante's remarkable visions to the New World. The powerful Boston Brahmins at Harvard College are fighting to keep Dante in  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Pearl
ISBN: 0099465981 9780099465980
OCLC Number: 642231212
Description: IX, 372 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Matthew Pearl.

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A small group of elite scholars prepare to introduce Dante's vision of hell to America. Meanwhile a ruthless killer plots in secret to do the same. When a series of murders erupts through Boston and  Read more...

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"With intricate plots, classical themes, and erudite characters...what's not to love?" Dan Brown, author of Inferno and The Da Vinci Code "There are some great twists in the plot and the chase is Read more...

 
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