Reviews

  • The perfect balance of tightness and colloquialism . . . Likely to be the best modern version of Dante

    Bernard O'Donoghue
  • Kirkpatrick brings a more nuanced sense of the Italian and a more mediated appreciation of the poem's construction than nearly all of his competitors

    The Times
  • We gain much from Kirkpatrick's fidelity to syntax and nuance... His introduction...tells you, very readable indeed, pretty much all you need for a heightened appreciation of the work

    Guardian