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Among the Lost

3.50  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Among the Lost, set in the modern American rust belt, is a meditation drawn from Dante’s Purgatorio. To Dante, Purgatory was the mountain where souls not damned went after death to cleanse themselves of sin in preparation for entering Paradise. What, Steinzor asks, are we preparing ourselves for, having lost the fear of hell and the hope of heaven, in the course of our dai ...more
Published November 2nd 2016 by Smashwords Edition
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Eunice Moral
Jan 25, 2017 rated it liked it
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As part of Poetic Book Tours I was asked by Serena if I would be willing to join in reading and reviewing Among The Lost, I have always been a fan of Dante's Circles of Hell, and after learning that Among The Lost is inspired by Dante's Purgatorio, I knew then I have to be a part of this Book Tour or I will probably regret it. Seth Steinzor's poetry is rich and on point. Often times there's no beating around the bush, he writes what needs to be said, with such gusto and precision that you can he ...more
Jan 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Among the Lost (In Dante’s Wake) is book 2 in Seth Steinzor’s trilogy based on Dante’s Inferno. I haven’t read Dante since high school but I remember some of the storyline.
Dante guides the narrator here as he goes through the motions of daily life. Birth, death, family, love, religion and politics are some of the themes encountered within these pages.

This second installment, based on Dante’s Purgatorio, takes the reader through Purgatory. It starts off with a husband in a hospital room while his
Jan 16, 2017 rated it liked it
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This story is written in the poetic form that is complex and tough to understand more often than not yet, the modern day plot made it a little more manageable to read. Possibly it would have been easier for me to fully grasp everything if I would have first read book one “To Join the Lost”. Whereas having never read Dante’s Divine Comedy (shocking, I know) could have also put me at a slight disadvantage but then again I am not su
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