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devils of Loudun

Aldous Huxley

devils of Loudun

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Published by Carroll & Graf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grandier, Urbain, -- 1590-1634,
  • Couvent des Ursulines (Loudun, France),
  • Demoniac possession -- France -- Loudun

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 329-330.

    StatementAldous Huxley.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15472768M
    ISBN 100881842281
    OCLC/WorldCa24648922

      To read this book is to understand that what the world (and the Western World, in particular) is currently experiencing is nothing new. With regard to the more wicked and wretched aspects of human psychology across the ages, the observations and arguments presented in The Devils of Loudun cut clear to the bone. Huxley’s analysis of human Estimated Reading Time: 10 mins.


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