by Matthew Lewis, David Stuart Davies, Kathryn White
Editor: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
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With an Introduction by Kathryn WhitePrepare to be shockedThis novel, written in 1796, Gothic is a festival of sex, magic and horrible, ghostly violence rarely seen in literatureThe Monk is remarkably in a modern style and says out of breath, narrative of temptation, imprisonment and betrayalMatthew Lewis tells the fall of Ambrosio, the holy monk you seduce in the walls of Madrid of the abbey until he is at the head of the absolute corruption of the soulMeanwhile, two sets of young lovers are thwarted and the reader of thrills for activities through the woods by bandits and is cooled by the spectre of nuns trapped in the vermine-mounted and skeleton-bondé vaultsFrom the end of the Xviiie Century, the public was polarized in opinion as the novel of the backgroundLord Byron and the Marquis de Sade were impressed by Lewis’ audacity, while Coleridge warned parents against Le Moine at the relevance of their sons or daughters, describing the novel as “a poison to young peopleIf you want a novel that still terrifies, more than two hundred years after it was written, it is no finer than Le Moine
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