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The devils of Loudun

Author: Aldous Huxley
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2005.
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1634 Urbain Grandier, a handsome and dissolute priest of the parish of Loudun was tried, tortured and burnt at the stake. He had been found guilty of conspiring with the devil to seduce an entire  Read more...

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Named Person: Urbain Grandier
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldous Huxley
ISBN: 0099477769 9780099477761
OCLC Number: 57382382
Notes: Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 1952. This ed. originally published, 1994.
Description: xiv, 376 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics
Other Titles: Devils of Loudun
Responsibility: by Aldous Huxley ; with an introduction by David Bradshaw.

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"Huxley has reconstructed with skill, learning and horror one of the most appalling incidents in the history of witch-hunting during its seventeenth-century heyday. The Devils of Loudun is Read more...

 
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