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The Dante Club a novel

In 1865 Boston, the Dante Club's secret literary mission is to stop the publication of an American translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy because they fear the book will have a corrupting influence on America. But when a serial killer uses the descriptions from Dante's Inferno to commit horrible crimes, the members realize one of them may be involved in the murders. Oliver Wendell Holmes and Boston police officer Nicholas Rey put their careers and lives on the line to end the killing spree.

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  • "In 1865 Boston, the Dante Club's secret literary mission is to stop the publication of an American translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy because they fear the book will have a corrupting influence on America. But when a serial killer uses the descriptions from Dante's Inferno to commit horrible crimes, the members realize one of them may be involved in the murders. Oliver Wendell Holmes and Boston police officer Nicholas Rey put their careers and lives on the line to end the killing spree."@en
  • "In 1865 Boston, the literary geniuses of the Dante Club prepare to unveil Dante's remarkable visions to the New World while powerful Boston Brahmins fight to keep Dante in obscurity, fearing infiltration of foreign superstitutions will prove corrupting."
  • "In 1865 Boston, an elite group of American Dante scholars, including Oliver Wendell Holmes and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, is called upon to solve a series of murders inspired by scenes in Dante's "Inferno.""
  • "A New York Times Bestseller Words can bleed. In 1865 Boston, the literary geniuses of the Dante Club'poets and Harvard professors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, and James Russell Lowell, along with publisher J.T. Fields'are finishing America's first translation of The Divine Comedy and preparing to unveil Dante's remarkable visions to the New World. The powerful Boston Brahmins at Harvard College are fighting to keep Dante in obscurity, believing that the infiltration of foreign superstitions into American minds will prove as corrupting as the immigrants arriving at Boston Harbor. The members of the Dante Club fight to keep a sacred literary cause alive, but their plans fall apart when a series of murders erupts through Boston and Cambridge. Only this small group of scholars realizes that the gruesome killings are modeled on the descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's Inferno. With the lives of the Boston elite and Dante's literary future in America at stake, the Dante Club members must find the killer before the authorities discover their secret. Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes and an outcast police officer named Nicholas Rey, the first black member of the Boston police department, must place their careers on the line to end the terror. Together, they discover that the source of the murders lies closer to home than they ever could have imagined. The Dante Club is a magnificent blend of fact and fiction, a brilliantly realized paean to Dante's continued grip on our imagination, and a captivating thriller that will surprise readers from beginning to end. From the Hardcover edition."@en
  • "In 1865, the preparations of the Dante Club--led by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes--to release the first translation of Dante's "The Divine Comedy" are threatened by a series of murders that re-create episodes from "Inferno.""
  • "In 1865, the preparations of the Dante Club--led by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes--to release the first translation of Dante's "The Divine Comedy" are threatened by a series of murders that re-create episodes from "Inferno.""@en
  • "Een aantal moorden dat gepleegd wordt in Boston in 1865, lijkt geïnspireerd door passages uit het Inferno van Dante, zodat de verdenking al snel uitgaat naar de schrijvers die zich bezighouden met de eerste Amerikaanse vertaling van Dantes werk."
  • "Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante's Inferno. Only an elite group of America's first Dante scholars--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J. T. Fields--can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer."
  • "The first American translation of Dante's "Inferno" is about to be published by the Dante Club. But they must first identify a murderer, who is killing his victims in a style stolen directly from the "Inferno.""@en
  • "Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, one of an elite group of literary geniuses secretly working on America's first translation of "The Divine Comedy" in 1865, puts his career on the line when he teams up with outcast police officer Nicholas Rey in an attempt to find a killer who is patterning his crimes on descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's "Inferno.""

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  • "Mystery fiction"
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  • "Historical fiction"@en
  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"
  • "Vertalingen (vorm)"
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  • "Detective and mystery stories"@en
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
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  • "Translations"
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  • "Historical"

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