The Monk: A Romance

By: M.G. Lewis
Published By: Double9 Books
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‘The Monk: A Romance’ is a captivating Gothic novel written by Matthew Gregory Lewis, commonly known as M. G. Lewis. Set in 16th-century Madrid, the story revolves around Ambrosio, a virtuous and respected monk known for his devoutness. However, his life takes a dark turn when he is seduced by the temptations of the flesh. Lewis skillfully employs vivid descriptions, shocking plot twists, and an eerie atmosphere to immerse readers in a world of suspense and moral dilemmas. As the plot unfolds, the novel delves into themes of morality, religious corruption, and the consequences of unchecked passions. The Monk explores the blurred boundaries between good and evil, exposing the depths of human nature's capacity for both virtue and vice.

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M.G. Lewis

Matthew Gregory Lewis, commonly known as M. G. Lewis, was a prominent British writer born on July 9, 1775, in London, England. He is best known for his influential Gothic novel, "The Monk: A Romance," which solidified his reputation as a leading figure in the Gothic literary tradition. Lewis had a privileged upbringing and received a comprehensive education, studying at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford. Despite his aristocratic background, he showed an early interest in literature and began writing at a young age. Matthew Gregory Lewis passed away on May 14, 1818, at the age of 42. Although his literary career was relatively short, his impact on Gothic fiction and his notable work, "The Monk: A Romance," continue to be celebrated and studied by scholars and readers alike. 

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 312 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358590157
  • ISBN-13: 9789358590159
  • Item Weight: 374.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 17.3 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian ,Fiction / Gothic