The Abbot'S Ghost Or, Maurice Treherne'S Temptation A Christmas Story

By: Louisa May Alcott
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation" is a novella written by Louisa May Alcott, recognised for her traditional novel "Little Women." This lesser-recognized work delves into issues of affection, temptation, and redemption. The tale revolves around the protagonist, Maurice Treherne, a talented musician and the inheritor to an own family estate. He is deeply in love with Octavia, a lovely and virtuous female, but his existence takes a tumultuous turn when he encounters the ghost of an abbot who tempts him with wealth and energy. This supernatural entity represents temptation and assessments Maurice's ethical individual. As Maurice navigates this inner conflict, he is likewise entangled in a complex net of circle of relatives secrets and techniques, deceit, and rivalries. The narrative weaves collectively factors of thriller, romance, and the supernatural, growing a gripping tale of inner conflict. Louisa May Alcott's novella explores the undying topic of the human conflict among virtue and vice. It serves as a cautionary story approximately the allure of worldly goals and the importance of staying actual to at least one's moral compass. "The Abbot's Ghost" showcases Alcott's storytelling prowess and her capability to create engaging narratives that resonate with readers, even beyond her most well-known work, "Little Women."

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Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott, an American novelist and poet, was born in 1832 in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Alcott was the daughter of the famous visionary Bronson Alcott and was friend of Emerson and Thoreau. Her education was under the direction of her father, for a time at his old Temple School in Boston and, later, at home. She turned to writing in order to increase the family income and had many short stories printed in magazines and newspapers. In addition to writing, she worked as a teacher, governess, and Civil War nurse, as well as being an advocate of abolition, women's rights, and prohibition. After her experiences she wrote Hospital Sketches (1864) which won wide praise, followed by an adult novel, Moods. She is best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Little Women is generally based on Alcott's childhood experiences with her three sisters. Alcott was writing of her own incense experiences with fame. She expired in 1888 and is buried in Sleepy Hollow cemetery in Concord Massachusetts.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 66Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359951641
  • ISBN-13:9789359951645
  • Item Weight: 99g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.13mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Fiction / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent