The Monk

The Monk

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When Matthew Lewis’s The Monk was published in 1796, readers were shocked by this gripping and horrific novel. Lewis’s story, which drove the House of Commons—of which he was a member—to deem him licentious and perverse, follows the abbot Ambrosio as he is tempted into a world of incest, murder, and torture by a young girl who has concealed herself in his monastery disguised as a boy. As Ambrosio spirals into hell, the reader encounters an array of haunting… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Modern Library (December 15, 2010)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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