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Devil's Elixirs, the (1815) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

The son of a heinous sinner, Medardus is brought up in a monastery to atone for his fatherís wicked ways. However, after succumbing to temptation, Medardus himself is lured into a life of sin. A labyrinthine plot sees him embarking on a fantastical journey into the world, meeting his doppelganger, involving himself in a game of double impersonation, and becoming embroiled in murderous intrigues at the Vatican, before the mysterious curse hanging over him and his family is finally explained.

Original title: Die Elixire des Teufels
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionFantasyLiterary Fantasy
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Devil's Elixirs

The Devil's Elixirs (1963)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Ronald Taylor
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Manifested in:

The Devil's Elixirs (October 2009)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oneworld Classics
ISBN: 9781847490841
Dimensions: 5 x 7.8 x 0.8 in
Pages: 288

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