By: Lewis, Matthew Gregory
Bestseller Library/Paul Elek: London.: 1960.
Seller ID: 13768
Binding: Paperback original.
Condition: A little spine lean, page edges a little browned, a VG copy.
Classic gothic supernatural novel of the late 18th century of the corruption and downfall of the monk Ambrosio, and his interactions with the demon in disguise Matilda and the virtuous maiden Antonia.
''UK novelist, playwright and translator (1775-1818), best-known as the author of the archetypally lurid Gothic novel THE MONK: A ROMANCE (1796; expanded but bowdlerized 1798; vt Ambrosio, or The Monk 1798 US; vt Rosario, or The Female Monk US). The bibliography of this work is complicated, many abridged and chapbook editions reprinting sections of the text under various combinations of th... View More...