Book Club Dante's Inferno

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Dear Book Club,
I am reading Dante 's Inferno by Dante Alighieri, a famous poet.
The story starts off with the narrator (Dante) lost in a dark forest which is looking for God. Three beasts attack him which he can 't escape. A roman poet named Virgil recuses him who was sent by Beatrice. Dante begins this journey to find God. To reach Dante 's goal, Dante passes through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise.

Dante and Virgil enter the gates of hell and descend through the nine circles of hell. In each Circle, sinners are punished differently according to what you have done. In the first circle are virtuous non-Christians and unbaptized pagans who are punished with eternity in an inferior form of Heaven. The highest point where one can get without

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