J. G. Nichols is a British poet, literary critic, and translator. He was awarded the John Florio prize for his translation of the poems of Guido Gozzano, and his translation of Petrarch's Canzoniere won the Monselice Prize.
Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: February 14, 2012 Price: $14.00
Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron was the first great masterpiece of European storytelling; this brilliant new translation by J. G. Nichols faithfully captures its timeless vitality in readable and natural English.
In the summer of 1348, with the plague ravaging Florence, ten young men and women take refuge in the countryside. There they entertain...
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Format: Hardcover, 696 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library On Sale: September 1, 2009 Price: $27.00
A brilliant new translation of the work that Herman Hesse called “the first great masterpiece of European storytelling.”
In the summer of 1348, with the plague ravaging Florence, ten young men and women take refuge in the countryside, where they entertain themselves with tales of love, death, and corruption, featuring a host...
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