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The Monk Lucifer stood before him a second time He borrowed the Seraph s form to deceive Ambrosio He appeared in all that ugliness, which since his fall from heaven had been his portion His blasted limbs still bore marks of the Almighty s thunder A swarthy darkness spread itself over his gigantic form His hands and feet were armed with long Talons Fury glared in h Click here to watch a video review of this book on my BookTube channel, From Beginning to Bookend Scandalous and scintillating, The Monk is a literary marvel. LOSING MY RELIGIONLOSING MY RELIGION, , This is such a great fun book to read It s really not like anything else at all, it s so extreme in every way It was written in the era of the great classics, but this one is never going to be taught in schools.The book out Gothics all the Gothic novels you ever read, Jane Austen s Northanger Abbey isn t even related to the raw perversion and criminality of this madcap horro Calling all Gothic Novel fans you have to read The Monk this is the Texas Chainsaw Massacre of Gothic novels which will unjade the most jaded Here you will find much fun to be had with nuns, priests with uncontrollable underwear,nuns, pregnant nuns, nuns with minimal clothing, nuns giving birth in frankly unsanitory conditions attended only by untrained inappropriate monks, heaving bosoms, unspeakable acts, souls in the process of being damned for all eternity, mostly ghostly ectoplas Calling all Gothic Novel fans you have to read The Monk this is the Texas Chainsaw Massacre of Gothic novels which will unjade the most jaded Here you will find much fun to be had with nuns, priests with uncontrollable underwear,nuns, pregnant nuns, nuns with minimal clothing, nuns gi I must have your soul must have it mine, and mine forever This is one of the pioneers of Gothic Fiction, a work that defined one of the most fascinating, demanding and controversial genres A novel written in the end of the 18th century that shocked the reading audience of its time with its last, darkness and violence But what about the contemporary readers Well, a few hundred years later and The Monk still continues to attract us My first experience with Lewis novel took place duI must have your soul must have it mine, and mine forever This is one of the pioneers of Gothic Fiction, a work that defined one of the most fascinating, de Set In The Sinister Monastery Of The Capuchins In Madrid, This Is A Violent Tale Of Ambition, Murder, And Incest The Struggle Between Maintaining Monastic Vows And Fulfilling Personal Ambitions Tempts Its Main Character Into Breaking His Vows. Ambrosio, the abbot, is the perfect monk, head of an abbey in Madrid, and the idol of the city, a young, handsome, charismatic man, with a spellbinding voice, that thrills the congregation at his church All the people flock to it, to hear his sermons, five minutes after the bells ring, the church is overflowing, and the noble families are there, silently the assembly listens, a living saint, they witness, the proud people are ecstatic, in this modern age the 1700 s , God has sent them Ambrosio Ambrosio, the abbot, is the perfect monk, head of an abbey in Madrid, and the idol of the city, a young, handsome, charismatic man, with a spellbinding voi This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Does character redemption exist in Lewis s world No, I think not The vile protagonist degrades himself on every level Here s a list to show how messed up he is 1 He lusts after his sister 2 He becomes obsessed.3 He tries to rape his sister.4 He goes insane 5 He tries to kill his sister.6 He yields his soul to Satan.7 The end He s just a little bit too creepy he s a complete sex pest with stalker like tenden Readathon 2017 22 26 1850 , 1,5 , Matthew Lewis, Readathon 2017 22 26 1850 , 1,5 , Matthew Lewis , 5


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About the Author: Matthew Lewis

Matthew Gregory Lewis was an English novelist and dramatist, often referred to as Monk Lewis, because of the success of his classic Gothic novel, The Monk.Matthew Gregory Lewis was the firstborn child of Matthew and Frances Maria Sewell Lewis His father, Matthew Lewis was the son of William Lewis and Jane Gregory He was born in Jamaica in 1750 He attended Westminster School before proceeding Matthew Gregory Lewis was an English novelist and dramatist, often referred to as Monk Lewis, because of the success of his classic Gothic novel, The Monk.Matthew Gregory Lewis was the firstborn child of Matthew and Frances Maria Sewell Lewis His father, Matthew Lewis was the son of William Lewis and Jane Gregory He was born in Jamaica in 1750 He attended Westminster School before proceeding to Christ Church, Oxford where he received his bachelor s degree in 1769 and his master s in 1772 That same year, he was appointed as the Chief Clerk in the War Office The following year, Lewis married Frances Maria Sewell, a young woman who was very popular at court She was the third daughter born to Sir Thomas Sewell and was one of eight children born in his first marriage Her family, like Lewis , had connections with Jamaica As a child, she spent her time in Ottershaw In December 1775, in addition to his post as the Chief Clerk in the War Office, Lewis became the Deputy Secretary at War With one exception, he was the first to hold both positions at that same time and earning both incomes Lewis owned considerable property in Jamaica, within four miles of Savanna la Mer, or Savanna la Mar, which was hit by a devastating earthquake and hurricane in 1779 His son would later inherit this property.In addition to Matthew Gregory Lewis, Matthew and Frances had three other children Maria, Barrington, and Sophia Elizabeth On 23 July 1781, when Matthew was six and his youngest sister was one and a half years old, Frances left her husband, taking the music master, Samuel Harrison, as her lover During their estrangement, Frances lived under a different name, Langley, in order to hide her location from her husband He still, however, knew her whereabouts On 3 July 1782, Frances gave birth to a child That same day, hearing of the birth, her estranged husband returned Afterwards, he began to arrange a legal separation from his wife After formally accusing his wife of adultery through the Consistory Court of the Bishop of London on 27 February 1783, he petitioned the House of Lords for permission to bring about a bill of divorce However, as these bills were rarely granted, it was rejected when brought to voting Consequently, Matthew and Frances remained married until his death in 1812 Frances, though withdrawing from society and temporarily moving to France, was always supported financially by her husband and then later, her son She later returned to London and then finally finished her days at Leatherhead, rejoining society and even becoming a lady in waiting to the Princess of Wales Frances and her son remained quite close, with her taking on the responsibility of helping him with his literary career She even became a published author, much to her son s dislike.Matthew Gregory Lewis began his education at a preparatory school under Reverend Dr John Fountain, Dean of York at Maryleborne Seminary, a friend of both the Lewis and Sewell families Here, Lewis learned Latin, Greek, French, writing, arithmetic, drawing, dancing, and fencing Throughout the school day, he and his classmates were only permitted to converse in French Like many of his classmates, Lewis used the Maryleborne Seminary as a stepping stone, proceeding from there to the Westminster School, like his father, at age eight Here, he acted in the Town Boys Play as Falconbridge in King John and then My Lord Duke in High Life Below Stairs Later, again like his father, he began studying at Christ Church, Oxford on 27 April 1790 at the age of fifteen He graduated with a bachelor s degree in 1794 He later earned a master s degree from the same school in 1797