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Divine Comedy

About The Book

From Simon & Schuster, The Divine Comedy of John Venner is Gregory Blake Smith's unforgettable novel.

John Venner, a thirty-five-year-old doctor of divinity at a small New England college near one of America's last Shaker outposts, becomes obsessed with a shapely Shaker virgin and battles the conflicting emotions brought on by the yearnings of the flesh and the spirit.

About The Author

Gregory Blake Smith is the award-winning author of several novels including The Divine Comedy of John Venner, a New York Times Notable Book. He is a Professor of English and the Liberal Arts at Carleton College.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster (September 14, 2007)
  • Length: 272 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416577249

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