Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: April 9, 2002 Price: $23.00
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...
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