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The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

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The Decameron
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: B001OOLKVY

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Set against the background of the Black Death of 1348, the hundred linked tales in Boccaccio's masterpiece are peopled by nobles, knights, nuns, doctors, lawyers, students, artists, peasants, pilgrims, servants, spendthrifts, thieves, gamblers, police-and lovers, both faithful and faithless.

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