I don't know if I've ever read any other books with so many layers as Dante's Divine Comedy! (And no, it doesn't count if you only read Inferno. The best comes later)
Gustave Doré - Illustration de "La Divine Comédie" de Dante Alighieri - Le Paradis, Chant 14.
Art of Gustav Dore.
“I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed.” ― Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby
"All I am is literature, and I am not able or willing to be anything else."
Guy Denning - 'Dante (Paradiso preparatory sketch)’
Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Dante and Beatrice meeting in Purgatory
Rossetti - Early
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Gustav Dore... love it Angles, splendor, and worship... sweet!
Paradiso - The Divine Comedy, Dante dore.artpassions.net: Gustave Dore
Gustave Dore - Illustrations
Gustave Dore: Heavenly host - Upon reaching the Ninth Heaven, the Primum Mobile, Dante and his guide Beatrice look upon the sparkling circles of the heavenly host.
"You are immortal in a physical vessel which you decide is mortal. Your physical vessel does not need to die, but you have come to accept that it will, so it does." | Celestial Rose; Gustave Dore's illustration of heaven from Dante's Divine Comedy