About this book
A new book on the poet Dante Aligheri, which also looks at the history of medieval Florence, from the eminent novelist and historian Wilson. Gives us an understanding of Dante's Italy, which is essential for a full appreciation of his masterpiece "The Divine Comedy". Features 24 integrated illustrations and illuminated lettering at the beginning of each chapter. A special edition is also available this month.
For over half a millennium, The Divine Comedy has inspired writers from Shakespeare to Beckett. Dante's epic journey - out of the raging inferno to the gates of paradise - continues to dazzle readers today. In Dante In Love, A N Wilson brings to life one of the western canon's most enigmatic figures.