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The Decameron

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4 out of 5
Based on 6,150 Ratings and 369 Reviews

Book Description
In the early summer of the year 1348, as a terrible plague ravages the city, ten charming young Florentines take refuge in country villas to tell each other stories - a hundred stories of love, adventure and surprising twists of fortune which later inspired Chaucer, Keats and Shakespeare. While Dante is a stern moralist, Boccaccio has little time for chastity, pokes fun at crafty, hypocritical cle... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingMass Market Paperback (18 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages1072
ISBN-10014044629X
ISBN-13978-0140446296
Publication Date02/01/1996
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About Giovanni Boccaccio (Author) : Giovanni Boccaccio is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Giovanni Boccaccio include Decameron, Clasicos de Amor.
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About G. H. McWilliam (Editor, Introduction, Translator) : G. H. McWilliam is a published editor. Some of the published credits of G. H. McWilliam include The Decameron: Second Edition (Penguin Classics).
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