The Monk: A Romance By Matthew Gregory Lewis "The Annotated Edition" (Paperback)

The Monk: A Romance By Matthew Gregory Lewis
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"The Monk" is Matthew G. Lewis's 1796 novel which is the tale of a monk who is tempted by carnal desire and led down a ruinous path of ungodliness. Ambrosio, a pious, well-respected monk in Spain, is lustfully tempted by his pupil, Matilda, a woman who has disguised herself as a monk. Having satisfied himself with her, he is overcome with carnal desire for the innocent Antonia. With the help of Matilda, who is actually Satan in disguise, Ambrosio seduces Antonia, a seduction that would ultimately lead to his downfall. Recognized as one of the first novels of the gothic genre, "The Monk" is a classic tale of the tragic ruin that may befall one tempted by desire.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798663941341
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: July 5th, 2020
Pages: 580
Language: English