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The Decameron;

Author: Giovanni Boccaccio; G H McWilliam
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1972.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the summer of 1348, as the "Black Death" ravages their city, ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside. In this title, the characters amuse themselves by each telling a story a day, for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Frame stories
Allegories
Frame-stories
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
Decameron.
Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1972
(OCoLC)606532651
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Boccaccio; G H McWilliam
ISBN: 0140442693 9780140442694 0140449302 9780140449303
OCLC Number: 571737
Description: 833 pages 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Decamerone.
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by G.H. McWilliam.

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"McWilliam's finest work, [his] translation of Boccaccio's Decameron remains one of the most successful and lauded books in the series." --The Times (London)

 
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