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I loved this book. It was a fun read and really well done. That said, I noticed one glaring oddity: the city of Dis, located upon Hell's second layer, only has a population of 9.5 million. Normally I don't like arguing about whether or not a fantasy city's population is realistic, but compared to the real world that makes Dis roughly as populated as London (population: 9.7 million, size: 671 square miles) or Lima, Peru (population: 9.7 million, size: 1,000 square miles). Even if Dis is twice or thrice the size of Lima to account for the many Large or larger devils, that still puts it at about 2-3,000 square miles. That's about 45-55 miles on a side, assuming a square city.
I was always under the impression that Hell's second layer was at least partially covered by the sprawling megalopolis of Dis, and that the wastelands beyond its walls only accounted for maybe 75% of the rest. Even just 90% of the rest. Obviously I'm mistaken, but I definitely didn't expect Dis to be a tiny speck on the layer's map. Hell is "immeasurable" in size - why couldn't its population have simply been "innumerable" as well?
This might seem like a really dumb thing to get hung up on, but it really did completely change my idea of this iconic city. Oh well. Still a great book.