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The novel is set in italy during the plague of the middle ages a group of rich youths flee to the woods to escape the plague and tell each other stories to keep . Kirkus book reviews by giovanni boccaccio translated by wayne a rebhorn the decameron, as its greek-derived name suggests, is a cycle of stories told over a period of 10 days by florentines fleeing their city for the. Buy the decameron (penguin classics) rev ed by giovanni boccaccio, george henry mcwilliam (isbn: 9780140449303) from amazon's book store review mcwilliam's finest work, [his] translation of boccaccio's decameron remains. Il decameron front cover giovanni boccaccio giunti, 1573 - italian literature are saying - write a review we haven't found any reviews in the usual places.