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The Monk
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The Monk

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Author: Matthew Lewis
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, 2008
Original English publication, 1796
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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Horror
Sub-Genre Tags: Gothic
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Le moine

Le moine

Maya Films
11/2/1972

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The Monk

Celtic Films
9/1/1990

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The Monk

The Monk

Diaphana Films
7/13/2011

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Synopsis

Set in the sinister monastery of the Capuchins in Madrid, The Monk is a violent tale of ambition, murder, and incest. The great struggle between maintaining monastic vows and fulfilling personal ambitions leads its main character, the monk Ambrosio, to temptation and the breaking of his vows, then to sexual obsession and rape, and finally to murder in order to conceal his guilt.


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  (7/26/2016)

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