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    Publisher: Canongate

    PURGATORY: Dante's Divine Trilogy Part Two. Englished in Prosaic Verse by Alasdair Gray

    £14.99
    Alasdair Gray's remarkable interpretation of Dante's La Divina Commedia continues
    ISBN: 9781786894731
    AuthorAlasdair Gray
    Pub Date03/10/2019
    BindingHardback
    Pages144
    Availability: In Stock

    In part two of La Divina Commedia, one of the masterpieces of world literature, Dante and his guide, the poet Virgil, must enter and traverse Purgatory and the seven deadly sins in their quest to reach Heaven. In this colloquial version of Dante's masterpiece, Alasdair Gray offers an original translation in his own unique idiom.

    Lyrical and modern, this remarkable edition yokes two great literary minds, seven hundred years apart, and brings the classic text alive for the twenty-first century.

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    In part two of La Divina Commedia, one of the masterpieces of world literature, Dante and his guide, the poet Virgil, must enter and traverse Purgatory and the seven deadly sins in their quest to reach Heaven. In this colloquial version of Dante's masterpiece, Alasdair Gray offers an original translation in his own unique idiom.

    Lyrical and modern, this remarkable edition yokes two great literary minds, seven hundred years apart, and brings the classic text alive for the twenty-first century.