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    DescriptionDante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise--the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation.10 illustrations @HolyHaha I have to climb a mountain now? You got to be kidding me. Is this a joke? Who the hell came up with story? VIIIRRRGGGILLLLLLLLLLL! From "Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less"


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    Title
    The Divine Comedy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dante Alighieri, Translated by John Ciardi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 895
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 839 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780451208637
    ISBN 10: 0451208633
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3H
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 22
    DC22: 851.1
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90, 35
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000, POE005030
    DC22: 851/.1
    DC21: 851.1
    LC classification: PQ4315 .C5 2003
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Dutton / Signet
    Publication date
    01 June 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    John Ciardi was a distinguished poet and professor, having taught at Harvard and Rutgers universities, and a poetry editor of The Saturday Review. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1955 he won the Harriet Monroe Memorial Award, and in 1956, the Prix de Rome. He died in 1986.
    Review quote
    "Dante and Shakespeare divide the world between them--there is no third."