The Monk

Book ID:
8308
Title:
The Monk
Author:
'Lewis, Matthew'
ISBN number:
9780198704454
Publisher name:
Oxford University Press
Place of publication:
Oxford
Edition number:
?
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
1796
Pages:
357
Dewey decimal number:
808.83 LEW
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
No
Bibliography:
No
Height (cm):
19.5
Width (cm):
13
Notes:

Classic (and somewhat notorious) Gothic novel.

Includes an interesting 'Danish ballad' (pp. 223-5) recounting the legend of a water spirit carrying off a young girl with the help of his mother, a witch.

Inscribed by the author of the Introduction, Nick Groom.

Donated by Brigitte Ariel Newman.