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Maria Monk

£14.99

Product description

Undated. Contains two stories of Maria Monk: Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, and The Startling Mysteries of a Convent Exposed. A penny dreadful about a nun and describes guilty transactions that took place in the early 19th century in the monasteries, and disturbing scenes in the nunnery.

Maria Monk (June 27, 1816 – summer of 1849) was a Canadian woman whose book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed (1836) claimed to expose systematic sexual abuse of nuns and infanticide of the resulting children by Catholic priests in her convent in Montreal. The book became a best-seller. The book has been described as a hoax by some scholars.

Condition:
Binding of the book is loose and worn, early copy - darkened pages with a few stains, all pages intact, no rips of the inner pages, or writing to be seen.

Item details

Author(s):
Maria Monk
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
300
Publisher:
Philadelphia: T.B Peterson, 101, Chestnut Street
Title:
Maria Monk

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Undated. Contains two stories of Maria Monk: Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, and The Startling Mysteries of a Convent Exposed. A penny dreadful about a nun and describes guilty transactions that took place in the early 19th century in the monasteries, and disturbing scenes in the nunnery.

Maria Monk (June 27, 1816 – summer of 1849) was a Canadian woman whose book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed (1836) claimed to expose systematic sexual abuse of nuns and infanticide of the resulting children by Catholic priests in her convent in Montreal. The book became a best-seller. The book has been described as a hoax by some scholars.

Condition:
Binding of the book is loose and worn, early copy - darkened pages with a few stains, all pages intact, no rips of the inner pages, or writing to be seen.

Author(s):
Maria Monk
Condition:
Poor
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
300
Publisher:
Philadelphia: T.B Peterson, 101, Chestnut Street
Title:
Maria Monk

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