"An exciting, vivid Inferno by a translator whose scholarship is impeccable."
"The English Dante of choice."--Hugh Kenner.
"Exactly what we have waited for these years, a Dante with clarity, eloquence, terror, and profoundly moving depths."--Robert Fagles, Princeton University.
"Tough and supple, tender and violent . . . vigorous, vernacular . . . Mandelbaum's Dante will stand high among modern translations."--The Christian Science Monitor
"Lovers of the English language will be delighted by this eloquently accomplished enterprise."
--Book Review Digest
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The most popular, for good reason, of Dante's Comedia. Amazingly worded, graphic and telling imagrery, metaphor and symbolism. Read morePublished 11 days ago by FrugalShopper
A must read. Some in first person but it switches. You have to read it.Published 1 month ago by Anthony E. King
As several one and two star reviews have noted, there is a problem in the Kindle version of displaying both the original Italian text side by side with the English translation as... Read morePublished 2 months ago by John Maddy
I expected the translation of Dantes Inferno. What is this?I am very disappointed. All of it just gives the reader background information.Published 5 months ago by Kindle Customer
This book is really comparable to the sad aspect of my life where heat is both necessary and unnecessary.Published 6 months ago by Real Domain