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The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

The Decameron

by Giovanni Boccaccio

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Unabridged Edition
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32 Hrs. 41 Min.


The Decameron (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all its possibilities from the erotic to the tragic. Many notable writers such as Shakespeare and Chaucer are said to have borrowed from The Decameron.

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