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Inferno by DanteRead about another book on the list.
"Lasciate ogne speranza, voi ch'intrate." In Dante's nine deepening circles, sinners get what they have deserved. The lustful are blown forever in tormenting storms; corrupt politicians simmer in bubbling tar; professional flatterers are bathed in excrement.
Dante is one of Angus Clarke's favorite religious poets.
The Divine Comedy is one of George Weigel's five essential books for understanding Christianity.