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❰PDF / Epub❯ ☀ The Devils of Loudun Author Aldous Huxley – 21st-century.co 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 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.

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.

devils book loudun ebok The Devils epub The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBA 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.

PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils  Kindle - Î 21st century.co

PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co

8 thoughts on “The Devils of Loudun

  1. M. Dowden M. Dowden says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBI was glad to find that there was a kindle edition of this available as I could not find my battered old paperback copy anywhere For most people they probably first come across this after watching Ken Russell’s nunsploitation film ‘The Devils’ which was based on John Whiting’s play of the same name and this book by Aldous HuxleyThis is uite a complex book to read because to understand what happened and the full conseuences of the Loudun Possessions we need to know about other things of the period So here we have pieces about the politics of the time both religious as well as secular which in themselves make for interesting reading and with this we can see how different factions gained footholds in certain areas This alon


  2. K. K. says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBHoly hell I struggled to get through itIt was an interesting topic I just want to throw that out there very interesting but ugh Huxley just made it drag on and on and on It was deep some the texts were either in Latin or French and it had no translation I ended up skim reading it towards the end so I could finish it The only chapter that had me engrossed was Urbain Grandier's execution it was brutal and to think so


  3. H. Nieuwenhuizen H. Nieuwenhuizen says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBBought this book years ago in paperback after watching the film in 1971 but gave that away and then this one came along 40 years later A surprising good read and if you're interested in little history and the witch hunts which took place in Europe in those times and the religious strives than it could well take hold of you The book is very well written by Aldous Huxley and the story and backgrounds of it very well explained through the story I know the Folio society prides itself on uality and this edition is just great and feels like a real book well bound and printed with some temporarily drawings a bit dark and sad for me but maybe that's what the illustrator wanted to do to show the des


  4. CLynn CLynn says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBI've just finished this fantastic book Actually it is part of the research I assign myself for my writing In this case it is a pleasurable taskThe Devils of Loudon is not only a masterful account


  5. Alonso Alonso says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBFor me it is one of the best books in my libraryI have found this book very inspirational andvery thought provoking At times very brutalit will illuminate the darkest parts of humanityNo wonder many film directors have usedthis material in their films one way or another


  6. Samuel Wittwer Samuel Wittwer says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBRecently have taken to Aldous Huxley as i enjoyed Brave new world and have now read Island and doors to perception The Devils of Londoun is not as engaging ad the previously mentoned books but still a good read


  7. Morgellyn Morgellyn says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBIt's a challenging read but I wanted to read it because it was the basis of Ken Russell's film The Devils It's a true story Grandier was a free thinker ahead of his time The world needs enlightened people like him


  8. Mr. Louis Des Preaux Mr. Louis Des Preaux says:

    PDF The Devils of Loudun MOBI Ó The Devils Kindle - Î 21st century.co devils book, loudun ebok, The Devils epub, The Devils of Loudun PDF/EPUBExtremely well researched Regarded as the classic about this affair for half a century


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