Decameron (Everyman's Library Classics Series) (Hardcover)
Everyman's Library, 9780307271716, 696pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2009
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/4/2009)
Paperback, Italian (5/22/2015)
Paperback, German (3/7/2013)
Paperback, German (10/10/2012)
J. G. Nichols’s new translation, faithful to the original but rendered in eminently readable modern English, captures the timeless humor of one of the great classics of European literature.
A brilliant new translation of the work that Herman Hesse called “the first great masterpiece of European storytelling.”
About the Author
Born in Liverpool, England, J. G. Nichols is a poet, literary critic, and translator. He was awarded the John Florio Prize for his translation of the poems of Guido Gozzano. His translation of Petrarch’s Canzoniere won the Premio Internazionale Diego Valeri in 2000.