Der Dante Club (13) - Matthew Pearl - Der Dante Club (CD)

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  1. Jun 19,  · The members of the Dante Club track down the poetry-mad perpetrator, with a zeal that they would otherwise devote to hunting down le mot juste, but the heroic climax is too long in coming. Like many writers who set their pick against the quarry of history, Pearl ends up weighing his book down with great slabs of research. The result, though.
  2. The Dante Club is a wonderful debut novel from Matthew Pearl. It is the story of the Fireside Poets - Henry Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes and James Russell - who initially form the Dante Club to assist Longfellow in finishing the first American translation of Dante Alighieri's Commedia Divina/5.
  3. About Matthew Pearl. Matthew Pearl is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dante Club, The Poe Shadow, The Last Dickens, The Technologists, The Last Bookaneer, and The Dante Chamber, and the editor of the Modern Library editions of Dante’s Inferno (translated.
  4. The Dante Club delivers in spades."-David Lazarus, The San Francisco Chronicle “The Dante Club is a thoroughly accomplished first novel. Matthew Pearl does a marvelous job of evoking the period and making it come alive with finely drawn characters and an ingenious story.”-David Liss, Edgar Award–winning author of A Conspiracy of Paper.
  5. Boston, A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante’s Inferno. Only an elite group of America’s first Dante scholars—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J. T. Fields—can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante’s literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary.
  6. Matthew Pearl graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude in English and American Literature in , and in from Yale Law School, where he wrote the first draft ofThe Dante credatdevaromy.diesiroburquesabitthermtorereru.infoinfo , he won the prestigious Dante Prize from the Dante Society of America for his scholarly work. He is also the editor of the new Modern Library edition ofDante’s Inferno, translated by Henry Reviews:
  7. InThe Dante Club, Pearl adds one more diabolical ring." -Christopher Bollen,Time Out(New York) "This novel is as erudite as it is bloody. It swings from an account of exotic maggots eating a man alive to a discussion of the finer points of Dante's artistic and political credatdevaromy.diesiroburquesabitthermtorereru.infoinfo Dante Clubis a unique, ambitious, entertaining read, a.
  8. CANTICLE ONE I. JOHN KURTZ, the chief of the Boston police, breathed in some of his heft for a better fit between the two chambermaids. On one side, the Irish woman who had discovered the body was blubbering and wailing prayers unfamiliar (because they were Catholic) and unintelligible (because she was blubbering) that prickled the hair in Kurtz's ear; on the other side was her soundless and.

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