The Monk

The Monk

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He was deaf to the murmurs of conscience, and resolved to satisfy his desires at any price.The Monk (1796) is a sensational story of temptation and depravity, a masterpiece of Gothic fiction and the first horror novel in English literature. The respected monk Ambrosio, the Abbot of a Capuchin monastery in Madrid, is overwhelmed with desire for a young girl; once having abandoned his monastic vows he begins a terrible descent into immorality and violence. His appalling… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: OUP Oxford (December 01, 2015)

Collection: Oxford World's Classics

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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