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Decameron Nights: Ten Italian Indelicacies Remixed from Boccaccio

Episode 9: Love Lies Sleeping

Duration: 15 minutes

on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Terry Jones introduces a retelling of a tale from The Decameron. In the middle of the night, Beppo's wife wakes him up to tell him a story. And his night has only just begun. Show more

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