The Dante Club: A Novel

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These questions, discussion topics and author biography are intended to enhance your group’s reading of The Dante Club , a historical thriller that can be seen as the story of one of America’s first and most courageous book clubs. We hope this guide will add to your enjoyment of this suspenseful and unique novel about the power of literature.
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subject_facet Authors -- Fiction, Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction, Dante Alighieri, -- 1265-1321 -- Appreciation -- Fiction, Emerson, Ralph Waldo, -- 1803-1882 -- Fiction, Holmes, Oliver Wendell, -- 1809-1894 -- Fiction, Insects -- Fiction
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title The Dante Club : A Novel
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title_full The Dante Club : a novel / Matthew Pearl, The Dante Club A Novel, The Dante Club [electronic resource] / Matthew Pearl
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