Decamerone by Giovanni Boccaccio

Decamerone

Giovanni Boccaccio

fiction classics short stories challenging funny reflective medium-paced

695 pages | first published 1351

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Boccaccio's masterpiece is here issued unabridged. It is a complete world in itself, one in which we can walk about even as the characters themselves. It is not, in fact, necessary to read very much of this exquisite prose before we become as much...
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Summary of 16 reviews

Moods

lighthearted 100%
challenging 50%
funny 50%
hopeful 50%
informative 50%

Pace

medium 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

No: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating

3.27

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