Inferno by Dante
(Bantam Classics)

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In this superb translation with an introduction and commentary by Allen Mandelbaum, all of Dante's vivid images--the earthly, sublime, intellectual, demonic, ecstatic--are rendered with marvelous clarity to read like the words of a poet born in our own age.

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Jean Hollander is a poet, teacher, and director of the Writers' Conference at the College of New Jersey. Robert Hollander, her husband, has been teaching Dante's Divine Comedy to Princeton students for forty years, and is the author of a dozen books and more than seventy articles on Dante, Boccaccio, and other Italian authors. He has received many awards, including the gold medal of the city of Florence, in recognition of his work on Dante. They are at work on their translation of Paradiso, the conclusion of the Divine Comedy.
Published August 3, 2004 by Bantam. 432 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Non-fiction

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Dante's Inferno: A Verse Translationby Sean O'Brien160pp, Picador, £15.

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Christian Science Monitor

“The Consortium is real, too, Brown writes – and it might be, but would such an organization really have its headquarters in a giant yacht floating around in the Adriatic Sea?

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Washington Independent Review of Books

And he grows not at all — if anything, he regresses — in Inferno.

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The Express Tribune

If you like Dan Brown, you will love Inferno even though it’s formulaic and over-the-top.

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The Akron Beacon Journal

The early sections of Inferno come so close to self-parody that Brown seems to have lost his bearings — as has Langdon, who begins the book in a hospital bed with a case of amnesia.

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