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The Dante Club : a novel

Author: Matthew Pearl
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of an elite group of literary geniuses secretly working on America's first translation of "The Divine Comedy" in 1865, puts his career on the line when he teams up with outcast police officer Nicholas Rey in an attempt to find a killer who is patterning his crimes on descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's "Inferno."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pearl, Matthew.
Dante Club.
New York : Random House, ©2003
(OCoLC)606932979
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: 0375505296 9780375505294
OCLC Number: 49260645
Description: ix, 372 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Pearl.
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Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of an elite group of literary geniuses secretly working on America's first translation of "The Divine Comedy" in 1865, puts his career on the line when he teams up with outcast police officer Nicholas Rey in an attempt to find a killer who is patterning his crimes on descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's "Inferno."

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