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The monk : and, the bravo of Venice

Author: M G Lewis
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Noble and devout, Ambrosio is the abbot of a Spanish monastery and spends his days in prayer and preaching. However his monastery is harboring a malevolent force in the form of a young monk called Rosario. Rosario attaches himself to the abbot and then one fateful night reveals that he is in fact a beautiful woman in disguise. From this moment on Ambrosio finds himself seduced into a lurid maelstrom of sin and vice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M G Lewis
ISBN: 9781409086345 1409086348
OCLC Number: 656290589
Notes: The Monk was originally published in 1796.
The bravo of Venice was originally published in 1804.
Description: 1 online resource (331 pages)
Other Titles: Bravo of Venice.
Responsibility: Matthew Lewis.

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Noble and devout, Ambrosio is the abbot of a Spanish monastery and spends his days in prayer and preaching. However his monastery is harboring a malevolent force in the form of a young monk called  Read more...

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