The Decameron

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One Hundred Tales, One Great Masterpiece "To have compassion for those who suffer is a human quality which everyone should possess, especially those who have required comfort themselves in the past and have managed to find it in others. " - Giovanni Boccaccio, The Decameron The Black Death is upon Europe and the beautiful city of Florence. How can you escape it one must wonder? The 14th-century Italian writer came up with a solution in his masterpiece, The Decameron: story-telling. He gathered seven young women and three young men in a remote villa outside the city with one sole purpose: to tell 100 unique stories about humanity's great fortunes and misfortunes. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes
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Electronic books
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Middle Ages -- Fiction
Plague -- Europe -- History -- Fiction
Storytelling -- Fiction
title_displayThe Decameron
title_fullDecameron [electronic resource] Boccaccio, Giovanni.
The Decameron [electronic resource] / Giovanni Boccaccio
The Decameron [electronic resource] / Giovanni Boccaccio ; translated G.H. McWilliam ; with the woodcuts of JoseĢ Narro
The Decameron; [electronic resource] Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375.
The Decameron; translated with an introduction by G.H. McWilliam
The decameron / Giovanni Boccaccio ; Translated and with an Introduction by Wayne A. Rebhorn
title_shortThe Decameron
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Electronic books
History
Middle Ages
Plague
Storytelling