The Devils of Loudun

Συγγραφέας: Aldous Huxley
Εκδότης: Vintage
Κωδικός: 775831
12,50 €
A gripping biography by the author of Brave New WorldIn 1634 Urbain Grandier, a handsome and dissolute priest of the parish of Loudun was tried, tortured and burnt at the stake. He had been found guilty of conspiring with the devil to seduce an entire convent of nuns. Grandier maintained his innocence to the end but four years after his death the nuns were still being subjected to exorcisms to free them from their demonic bondage. Huxley's vivid account of this bizarre tale of religious and sexual obsession transforms our understanding of the medieval world.
ISBN: 9780099477761
Έτος έκδοσης: 2005
Σελίδες: 400