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The divine comedy : Volume 1. Inferno

Author: Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A rendition of the poet's journey through the circles of hell. It re-creates for the modern reader the meanings that the poem had for Dante's contemporaries.

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Genre/Form: Translations
Fiction
Named Person: Dante Alighieri
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa
ISBN: 0142437220 9780142437223
OCLC Number: 223430417
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 430 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Dante Alighieri ; translated with an introduction, notes, and commentary by Mark Musa.

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