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Giovanni Boccaccio


MRS ROSIE AND THE PRIEST

Translated by Peter Hainsworth

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ISBN: 978-0-141-39783-2

Contents

Andreuccio’s da Perugia’s Neapolitan adventures

Ricciardo da Chinzica loses his wife

Mrs Rosie and the Priest

Patient Griselda

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GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO

Born 1313, Tuscany

Died 1375, Tuscany

Selection taken from Boccaccio’s Decameron, translated by Peter Hainsworth.

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