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The Dante Club : a novel

Author: Matthew Pearl
Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 2006, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Ballantine books mass market edView all editions and formats
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In 1865, the preparations of the Dante Club--led by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes--to release the first translation of Dante's "The Divine Comedy" are threatened by a series of murders that re-create episodes from "Inferno."
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Dante Alighieri; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Oliver Wendell Holmes
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Pearl
ISBN: 034549038X 9780345490384
OCLC Number: 70244501
Notes: Includes preview of 'The Poe shadow'.
Description: xiv, 424, [22] pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Pearl.
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In 1865, the preparations of the Dante Club--led by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes--to release the first translation of Dante's "The Divine Comedy" are threatened by a series of murders that re-create episodes from "Inferno."

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