"Anyone, male or female, who has ever been infatuated, besotted, enchanted, or otherwise enamoured, will read ["Vita Nuova"] with many smiles of recognition--even those for whom, like me, there is no longer any ideal woman." --Louis de Bernieres, author, "Corelli's Mandolin"
About the Author
Born in Florence, Dante Alighieri (1265 1321) is considered to be the father of Italian poetry and one of the greatest influences in world literature. His masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is the zenith of medieval knowledge and a paragon of poetic imagination. Its first part, Inferno, remains one of the most popular books of all time.