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Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Caroline - Goodreads

This was a book I felt I needed to read, much like when I read Pilgrim's Progress in the university. I had to keep in mind the writing was from 700 years ago! He put everyone in Hell who he disagreed ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Sandy - Goodreads

Great imagery and many layers of meaning. Looking forward to purgatory... ;) Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Matt Kelly - Goodreads

Definitely read this in an annotated version so that you can understand all of the references to contemporary political and religious figures encountered in the book. Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Jodie - Goodreads

The idea of symbolic retribution found in this book, or "contrapasso", is fascinating. I admire Ciardi's translation as he focuses on the ideas and tone of the original text rather than the perfection of the original rhyme scheme. Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Elaine Ruth Boe - Goodreads

Dante is ingenious. A little conceited, and not afraid to throw his political rivals under the bus, or under the marshes of Styx, but genius nonetheless. The character I liked the most, or at least ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Haley June Luvison - Goodreads

No. Words. Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Julia Courlas - Goodreads

In hindsight, I loved this book. It's satirical and was hugely influential on the Catholic church - most of our opinions of hell is based on Dante's Inferno. Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Mehdi - Goodreads

A masterpiece...The only caveat is many of the references are deeply connected to Dante's own era (ie, Florentine politics). Otherwise, a timeless work of utter genius Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Don Weidinger - Goodreads

will has every power, pride envy greed, the order of sad hypocrisy, see Heaven's beauty. Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)

Procura do Utilizador  - Ryan - Goodreads

How can you review a work like this? To fully enjoy, I would recommend reading up on 14th century Italian politics, which I did not do. And frankly, who wants to? Ler crítica na íntegra


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