The Monk

The Monk

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Oxford University Press, USA

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The Monk 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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This novel is both intriguing and disturbing at the same time. Ambrosio's character is one to be pitied and learned from. His one fatal flaw-hubris-ultimately led to his downfall. Following his descention into hell is a most disturbing experience for the reader.
Guest More than 1 year ago
'The Monk' has all the elements of a good adventure, including good twists and the ability to shock and surprise, which I did not expect for a book written in 1796. Highly recommended.
Guest More than 1 year ago
'The Monk' starts out slow, but once you get into it it takes you on a whirlwind of vanity, piousness, deception and the failings of humanity while at the same time leaves you with faith for the greater good.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was great. The beginning is a little slow, but once the plot falls into place the ending will shock you.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this was an interesting book, however by reading simply the back cover all was to predictable, except for Matilda.