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In the hand of Dante

by Nick Tosches

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Sicily (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 -- Manuscripts -- Fiction.,
    • Manuscripts -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction.,
    • Criminals -- Fiction.,
    • Authors -- Fiction.,
    • Theft -- Fiction.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.,
    • Sicily (Italy) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNick Tosches
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.O74 I5 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination376 p. ;
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3559089M
      ISBN 100316895245
      LC Control Number2002020712

        Nick Tosches: No, in the instance of this particular book [In the Hand of Dante], I realized as I got down to actually writing it that so many of the feelings the first person character was going to express were my own that it should be in the first person and not the third. It just seemed more natural. Buy Hand Of Dante from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

      In The Hand Of Dante&#;s plot revolves around The Divine Comedy. Tosches makes himself the protagonist, a writer and sometime gangster hanger-on who is conscripted to retrieve the original manuscript of Dante&#;s poem. Savage crimes are mentioned in casual tones throughout the book. Download In the Hand of Dante Study Guide Subscribe Now. Just as with Dante’s poem, one can read Tosches’ book on the literal, but also on the figurative, moral, analogical, universal.

        Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz About the Book When Aristotle, a loner, meets Dante at the swimming pool, the two strike up an unparalleled relationship. Dante is everything Aristotle /5(87). There’s a great book called ‘In the Hand of Dante’ by Nick Tosches. It belongs to Johnny, but I’m not going to make it for a couple of years. We’re gonna work on writing it, developing it.


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In the hand of Dante by Nick Tosches Download PDF EPUB FB2

Deep inside the Vatican library, a priest discovers the rarest and most valuable art object ever found: the manuscript of The Divine Comedy, written in Dante's own Sicily, the manuscript makes its way from the priest to a mob boss in New York City, where a writer named Nick Tosches is called to authenticate the prize/5(56).

Deep inside the Vatican library, a priest discovers the rarest and most valuable art object ever found: the manuscript of The Divine Comedy, written in Dante's own Sicily, the manuscript makes its way from the priest to a mob boss in New York City, where a writer named Nick Tosches is called to authenticate the prize/5(97).

In the Hand of Dante: A Novel - Kindle edition by Tosches, Nick. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading In the Hand of Dante: A Novel/5(57).

In the Hand of Dante is the third novel by Nick Tosches. Plot. The book interweaves two separate stories, one set in the 14th century in Italy and Sicily and featuring Dante Alighieri, and another set in the autumn of and featuring a Author: Nick Tosches.

Book reviews. In the Hand of Dante Nick Tosches Review by Harold Parker. September Nick Tosches' Middle Age rant Nick Tosches' new novel arrives amid a bit of a stir.

There's apparently some concern that In the Hand of Dante might be too profane or sordid (or confusing) for many readers. While the novel is profane, it isn't. IN THE HAND OF DANTE bears the label "A Novel" on the cover. This is inaccurate; to label a book as "A Novel" is to imply that it is a work of fiction.

What Nick Tosches has done here is to take the ordered and deliberate gathering of printed word somewhere beyond that, into a realm where fact and fiction intertwine to the extent that what 5/5(5).

Deep inside the Vatican library, a priest discovers the rarest and most valuable art object ever found: the manuscript of The Divine Comedy, written in Dante's own hand.

Via Sicily, the manuscript makes its way from the priest to a mob boss in New York City, where a writer named Nick Tosches is called to authenticate the prize/5(15). Deftly blending the sacred and the profane, Tosches boldly casts himself as the protagonist in his latest novel, an outrageously ambitious book in which he procures a purloined version of the origi.

Poems and translations, Together with the prose story?Hand and soul.' (Oxford standard authors) by Rossetti, Dante Gabriel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Hours after finishing Phillips' Prague, I devoured In The Hand of Dante.

Everything both stolid and electric about both Tosches and Dante remains present and pulsating throughout the entire novel, an agreeable amalgamation of literary homage and sinister thriller/5(7). Dante is back in 'The Devils Right Hand', the third book in the Dante Valentine series by Lilith Saintcrow.

After everything Dante has faced, the horrors of Rigger Hall, the death and rebirth of Japhrimel, and the very final passing of Jace Monroe, /5. Tosches, Nick IN THE HAND OF DANTE A Novel 1st Edition Hardcover Boston Little, Brown & Company Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket.

Seller Rating: % positive. In the Hand of Dante is an interesting idea for a novel, a modern-day thriller of sorts intercut with an imagined life of Dante.

Tosches casts himself as the narrator of his own novel, and in many ways the book (at least the portion cast in the modern day) sounds very much like Tosches speaking/5(42). In the Hand of Dante. Tosches is a Dante obsessive, a rock journalist of enviable talents, the biographer of Jerry Lee Lewis and Dean Martin, and the.

In the Hand of Dante can be classified as a work of mystery or crime, but the paths to and from its core mystery are far from predictable. Murder, Author: Ian Penman.

Deep inside the Vatican library, a priest discovers the rarest and most valuable art object ever found: the manuscript of The Divine Comedy, written in Dante's own hand. Via Sicily, the manuscript makes its way from the priest to a mob boss in New York City, where a writer named Nick Tosches is called to authenticate the prize.

For this writer, the temptation is too 2/5(8). Deep inside the Vatican library, a priest discovers the rarest and most valuable art object ever found: the manuscript of The Divine Comedy, written in Dante's own Sicily, the manuscript makes its way from the priest to a mob boss in New York City, where a writer named Nick Tosches is called to authenticate the prize.5/5(1).

Meantime, the story of the discovered manuscript is compelling, if often offensively vulgar, and the interplay between its thrill ride and a narrative history of Dante’s life makes for fascinating rhetoric.

But the part of the novel everyone in the book industry has been waiting to read is the long rant against the publishing industry. Nick Tosches IN THE HAND OF DANTE A Novel 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Little, Brown Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket.

Jacket scuffed. Front panel has two light scrapes front panel, showing white Rating: % positive. A brash, brooding novel that twists a postmodern narrative into a rumination on the doomed glory of old-world metafiction, In The Hand Of Dante bears the distinctly forceful stamp of Nick Tosches.

As the author of searching books about Jerry Lee Lewis, Sonny Liston, and Dean Martin, Tosches has developed a cult around his image as a dapper and dirty truth-seeker who wrestles with Author: Andy Battaglia.

In the Hand of Dante is an interesting read, all in all; certainly one of the more unusual books to be offered as of late, written by a prolific writer who has developed a strong cult : Tara Taghizadeh.The Prince wants Dante.

And he wants her now. And Dante and her lover, Japhrimel, have no choice but to answer the Prince's summons. And to fulfill a seemingly simple task: become the Devil's Right Hand, hunt down four demons that have escaped from Hell, and earn His gratitude.

It's a shame that nothing is ever easy when it comes to the Devil/5(17).Deep inside the Vatican library, a priest discovers the rarest and most valuable art object ever found: the manuscript of The Divine Comedy, written in Dante's own hand.

Via Sicily, the manuscript makes its way from the priest to a mob boss in New York City, where a writer named Nick Tosches is called to authenticate the prize/5(13).