PURGATORY: Dante’s Divine Trilogy Part Two. Decorated and Englished in Prosaic V – Alasdair Gray

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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 sublime version of Dante’s masterpiece, Alasdair Gray offers an original translation in his own unique idiom. Lyrical, modern and illuminatingly illustrated, this remarkable edition yokes two great literary minds, 700 years apart, and brings the classic text alive for the 21st century.