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Aldous Huxley, The Devils of Loudun, 1952


The Devils of Loudun, by Aldous Huxley.

Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1952 1st edition.

Huxley's novel based on events which occurred in 17th Century France involving demonic possession, religious fanaticism, sexual repression and mass hysteria. His book was adapted into a stage play, the film 'The Devils' directed by Ken Russell, and an opera. The book is a historical narrative, considered as a 'non-fiction' novel.

Very good orange cloth hardback, a little bumped and worn. Owner's signature to first free endpaper. Text nice and clean. Minor foxing to endpapers. No dustjacket.

Prelims + 376pp.

Dimensions approximately 204mm high x 140mm wide x 29mm deep.