The Devils of Loudon

Book ID:
7852
Title:
The Devils of Loudon
Author:
'Huxley, Aldous'
ISBN number:
0140032061
Publisher name:
Penguin Books
Edition number:
at least 2nd
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
1952
Pages:
329
Dewey decimal number:
133.4309 HUX
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
Yes
Bibliography:
No
Notes:

Urbain Grandier was burned at the stake at Loudon, France in 1634 accused of being a sorcerer responsible for the possession by devils of a whole convent of nuns

Huxley's history of events in 17th century France

political conspiracy

persecution, fear bigotry, envy and greed