A much lesser known book this week by one of the most famous Renaissance authors, Boccaccio. I’ve reviewed his famous and well loved Decameron some weeks past, and I thought I’d visit another book of his which is much less well known but just as enjoyable. Unlike the firm fictional nature of The Decameron, Of […]Read more "Book Review: Of Famous Women by Giovanni Bocaccio"
I find that the longer ago a book was written, the more often it becomes attractive only to a niche crowd of readers, people who read it only out of specific interest or preference. It’s therefore rather sad that a book such as The Decameron will never make it onto a modern bestseller’s list. Written in […]Read more "Book Review: The Decameron By Giovanni Boccaccio"