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Carlo Gébler - Tales We Tell Ourselves: A Selection from The Decameron - 9781848407862 - 9781848407862
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Tales We Tell Ourselves: A Selection from The Decameron

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Description for Tales We Tell Ourselves: A Selection from The Decameron Paperback.

In a villa high above Florence a group of seven women and three men are cocooning, seeking shelter from the epidemic, scared by reports of death coming nearer to their own doorstep by the day.

Sound familiar?

It should, as the above text describes Boccaccio’s fourteenth-century masterpiece the Decameron. At once bawdy, witty, tragic and ever-topical, this selection of stories demonstrates how great literature survives a fast-forward to the twenty-first century.

Carlo Gébler has now re-imagined twenty-eight of the original stories, drawing out the essence of the tales in order to let their true genius and wit shine. Over nearly seven hundred ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
New Island Books
Condition
New
Number of Pages
376
Place of Publication
, Ireland
ISBN
9781848407862
SKU
9781848407862
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 2 to 4 working days
Ref
99-4

About Carlo Gébler
Carlo Gébler is an acclaimed novelist, biographer and playwright. His novels include The Innocent of Falkland Road and The Dead Eight. In 2019 he published a retelling of Aesop’s Fables with New Island and Head of Zeus. In 2021 New Island will publish Gébler’s latest novel, an intriguing new take on the Oedipus myth, The Late King of Thebes. ... Read more

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