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What the community says about The Decameron
- "A totally excellent work of fiction which ties into history and the plague. I really enjoyed the setting and the writing and the different stories which people went through at the time. I liked how it puts you in a different time frame and setting and does a good job at it."
- "This book is one of the rarest books you can read, i would say that i am lucky that i had the possibility to read this book, It has all the version of love and after reading it i am sure that people will love more, because it is the most important thing to do in life. "
- "I was looking for a good picaresque novel and my book club recommended The Decameron. It is a beautifully written medieval fiction by Giovanni Boccaccio that is based in the 14th century. The book illustrates the meaning of love and adventure that can be seen from a totally different perspective. "
- "This compendium of around 100 stories from the period, it is lauded as a basis for Italian literature in general is well deserved. This is the "best" as advertised."
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in What are the best erotica books"If you are interested in Medieval times in Italy, then The Decameron is the one for you. The erotica and the historical things will not bother you a lot if you are not interested in them. A different, nice book for you if you are trying to change your reading habits."