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The Dante Club : a novel

Author: Matthew Pearl
Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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: Fiction
Named Person: Oliver Wendell Holmes; Ralph Waldo Emerson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Pearl
ISBN: 0812971043 9780812971040
OCLC Number: 812783208
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, 2003.
Includes reader's guide.
Description: ix, 372 pages : illustrations ; 20 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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