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The Decameron, Selections from

Author: Giovanni BoccaccioStephen ThorneNickie RainsfordAlison PettitTeresa GallagherAll authors
Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the time of the plague that ravished Europe in the 1340's, a group of friends in Italy enclosed themselves in a castle in an attempt to survive the maelstrom outside. To pass the time, they told stories; ten stories over a period of ten days. This remarkable collection, with an equally well-known preface, has delighted readers ever since with its wit, bawdiness and invention.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)70853256
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Boccaccio; Stephen Thorne; Nickie Rainsford; Alison Pettit; Teresa Gallagher; Richard Aldington; Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd.
ISBN: 962634380X 9789626343807
OCLC Number: 76809340
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
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Duration: 4:41:13.
Performer(s): Read by Stephen Thorne, Nickie Rainsford, Alison Pettit, Teresa Gallagher and others.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 67368 KB; MP3 file size: 132025 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Decamerone.
Selections from the Decameron
Responsibility: Giovanni Boccaccio ; translated by Richard Aldington.

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Presents 16 tales from one of the great works of the Middle Ages. Ten young people have fled for a while the terrible effects of the Black Death in Florence and, in an idyllic setting, tell a series  Read more...

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