Perhaps the hard copy is of poor quality, but if purchased for the Kindle, expect great things.
If you haven't read any of these, you can still read this poem, you just won't get as much out of it, BUT you will get a lot out of it, Dante made sure of that.
I strongly recommend John Ciardi's poetic translation of "The Divine Comedy," a lot is missed when reading only "The Inferno."
Amazing book with really helpful footnotes to explain the poem and is history.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Should get Ciardi's translation - this Longfellow is strange.Published 9 days ago by philias garant
Very pleased to have this book. I will now go to Italy and purchase this in Italian.Published 14 days ago by Silvia
Penguin group edition, translated by John Ciardi [eISBN: 978-1-101-11799-6]
I think it is safe to skip the synopsis since this is one of the most famous books... Read more
Fabulous, beautiful. This is one of the greats, and deservedly so.Published 26 days ago by Michaelbrent
I don't know much about the various translations, but this one is surprisingly readable. A lot of older prose is so clunky that you need two years of dedicated study before you... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Caleb Wachter