The Monk And The Hangman S Daughter

Author: Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 9781775560456
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This highly entertaining novel about three Franciscan monks is something of a departure for author Ambrose Bierce, who typically wrote about his own time. The story, which takes the form of a diary penned by the main character, Ambrosius. Though he faithfully carries out the duties of his office, he struggles with temptation, particularly after meeting the beguiling Benedicta, who happens to be the hangman's daughter of the title.

The Dark Monk

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547807683
Size: 10.55 MB
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A follow-up to the internationally best-selling The Hangman's Daughter traces the 1648 investigation by hangman Jakob Kuisl, his headstrong daughter and the town physician into the poisoning murder of a priest whose demise is precariously linked to the Crusades and the Knights Templar treasure. Original. 100,000 first printing.

The Hangman S Daughter

Author: Oliver Pötzsch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547745015
Size: 14.61 MB
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After a local midwife is accused of being a witch and murdering an orphan in the 17th century, Bavarian Hangman Jakob Kuisl and his daughter, Magdalena, believe that midwife is innocent and seek out the true killer, despite Jakob being charged with torturing a confession out of the accused woman. Reissue.

The Monk And The Hangman S Daughter

Author: Ambrose Ambrose Bierce
Publisher:
ISBN: 1533458197
Size: 13.23 MB
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Why buy our paperbacks? Standard Font size of 10 for all books High Quality Paper Fulfilled by Amazon Expedited shipping 30 Days Money Back Guarantee BEWARE of Low-quality sellers Don't buy cheap paperbacks just to save a few dollars. Most of them use low-quality papers & binding. Their pages fall off easily. Some of them even use very small font size of 6 or less to increase their profit margin. It makes their books completely unreadable. How is this book unique? Unabridged (100% Original content) Font adjustments & biography included Illustrated About The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter by Ambrose Bierce The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter is the beautifully powerful translation of an old German tale, "Der Mönch von Berchtesgaden" (The Monk of Berchtesgaden). Upon his arrival at a gothic German monastery, Ambrosius becomes intrigued with Benedicta, a young lonely girl. Unwelcome as the daughter of the hangman, she is alienated by the village. He befriends her despite the objections of the Abbot, his fellow monks, and the townspeople. When Benedicta catches the eye of a young rogue, the tenseness of the situation heightens, tossing Ambrosius and Benedicta into a complex tangle beyond their control. This version is annotated with end notes by and about the authors.