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[External Resource] The Monk: A Romance

URL: http://books.google.com/books?id=Bh4GAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA3
Title: [External Resource] The Monk: A Romance
Creator: Lewis, M.G., Esq. M.P.
Description: Ambrosio is a well-respected monk in Spain during the time of the Inquisition. This novel traces his downfall from piety to lust, rape, and murder. Once caught by the Spanish Inquisition and given the death sentence, he makes a pact with the devil. Characteristics of the gothic novel and of the historic English mistrust of Roman Catholicism are seen throughout the book.
Type: Book
Publisher: J. Bell
Date: 1796
Contributor: Google
 

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