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The Devil's Elixirs

(1816)
A novel by

 
 
The charismatic monk Medardus becomes implicated in a deadly mystery against his will. As he travels towards Rome he wrestles with the enigma of his own identity while pursued by his murderous doppelganger. The monk's only hope for salvation lies with the beautiful Aurelie; but in order to escape the curse which lies over his family, he must evade the sinister powers of the living and the dead. In this lively and disturbing gothic tale, Hoffmann combines elements of the fantastic and the sublime to analyse the seductive ambiguities of art and the deeply divided nature of the human imagination.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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June 1980 : UK Hardback
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Title: Devil's Elixirs
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
ISBN: 0-7145-0194-8 / 978-0-7145-0194-9 (UK edition)
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August 2021 : Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
Publisher: Independently published
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May 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs
Author(s): E TA Hoffmann
ISBN: 1-84749-673-3 / 978-1-84749-673-7 (UK edition)
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February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs (Oneworld Classics)
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
ISBN: 1-84749-084-0 / 978-1-84749-084-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oneworld Classics Ltd
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June 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
ISBN: 1-906210-18-7 / 978-1-906210-18-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Grosvenor House Publishing Limited
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December 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs (Horror Classic)
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
Publisher: Musaicum Books
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October 2018 : USA, Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
Publisher: Alma Books
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October 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Devil's Elixirs: New Translation (Alma Classics)
Author(s): E T A Hoffmann
Publisher: Alma Books
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