The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio audiobook

The Decameron

By Giovanni Boccaccio
Read by Aryell Alkire

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22.57 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781669697213

Set during the Black Death, The Decameron is a collection of 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men, hunkered down in self-imposed quarantine as they waited out the pandemic plague then sweeping through Florence. The stories of The Decameron range from the erotic to the tragic to the comic, from frivolous practical jokes to meaningful life lessons. One of the most literary significant and influential works of European literature, it is considered to be a masterpiece of classical early Italian prose.

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Set during the Black Death, The Decameron is a collection of 100 tales told by a group of seven young women and three young men, hunkered down in self-imposed quarantine as they waited out the pandemic plague then sweeping through Florence.

The stories of The Decameron range from the erotic to the tragic to the comic, from frivolous practical jokes to meaningful life lessons. One of the most literary significant and influential works of European literature, it is considered to be a masterpiece of classical early Italian prose.

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Author Bio: Giovanni Boccaccio

Author Bio: Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (1313–1375) was an Italian author and poet, a friend and correspondent of Petrarch, and an important Renaissance humanist. As a writer he is particularly notable for the verisimilitude of his dialogue, in an age when most writers followed formulaic models for character and plot.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 22.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English