Vintage Sin: Inferno & Sabbath's Theater (Vintage Classic Twins)

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9780099511373: Vintage Sin: Inferno & Sabbath's Theater (Vintage Classic Twins)

2 classic books for the price of 1: Vintage Sin is a limited edition gift pack which consists of beautifully designed separate volumes of Inferno by Dante and Philip Roth's shocking novel, Sabbath's Theater.

Vintage Sin is just one of ten Vintage Classic Twins to collect. Each twin consists of two books: a specially designed limited edition of one modern classic title and one established classic work. The books in each pair have been carefully selected to provide a thought-provoking combination.

Inferno: On Good Friday evening in the year 1300, Dante finds himself lost in a dark and menacing wood. The ghost of Virgil offers to lead him to safety but the path lies through the terrifying kingdom of Satan. On his journey deep into the underworld, Dante crosses paths with both old acquaintances and famous characters from history as he witnesses the strange and gruesome sufferings of the damned.

Sabbath's Theater: Once a scandalously inventive puppeteer, Micky Sabbath at sixty-four is still defiantly antagonistic and exceedingly libidinous. But after the death of his long-time mistress, Sabbath embarks on a turbulent journey into his past. Bereft and grieving, besieged by the ghosts of those who loved and hated him most, he contrives a succession of farcical disasters that take him to the brink of madness and extinction

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" Inferno: Energetic, racy, rude and lyrical...buy this translation and spend a damn good season in hell" ( Independent)

" Inferno: A tour de force, alive, immediate, energetic and very moving" (A. S. Byatt)

" Inferno: Excellent. Dante's vision vibrates again in all its original colour. The effect is dazzling" ( Independent on Sunday)

" Sabbath's Theater: Sabbath explodes likes some mad genie out of his bottle...[with] has more firestorming prose than any other novel I have read this year" ( Observer)

" Sabbath's Theater: In time this will be seen as Roth's best novel so far" (James Wood Guardian)

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There are ten Vintage Classics Twins to collect. Each twin consists of two books: a specially designed limited edition of one modern classic title and one established classic work. The books in each pair have been carefully selected to provide a thought-provoking combination.

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