This book has some really good characters, but I don't think the one the book is named for is one of them. I do like how the varying story lines correlated by the end.Published 9 months ago by Elizabeth Rammel
I personally just had a really hard time getting into this book. Just when it would start to pick up it got boring again. Read morePublished 9 months ago by smk
I can't believe it how good this read was. Though the language was a bit old fashion, everything about the plot was so modern it was hard to believe it was written so long ago. Read morePublished 10 months ago by S. B. Scott
I will start by saying that if you don't like Gothic horror, then you won't like this book. Period. This book and this review aren't for you. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Cynthia C.C.
As a teenager's attempt to write a Gothic novel, this book wouldn't have been more than acceptable. So I cannot really fathom why it is still for sale two centuries after it was... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Vergara
I'd never heard of this book until it was assigned reading for my graduate 18th Century Lit class. That said, "The Monk" should be on every high school's summer reading list. Read morePublished on October 9, 2009 by Nora Westcott
This book is a glorious bit of trash. Skip the latest incarnation of Hollywood vampires and spend an afternoon absorbed in carriage chases, church burnings, rough sex, gory... Read morePublished on June 4, 2009 by Bradford Hodgson
i had just finished udolpho when i picked this one up. i really liked this book, it was a very masculine Gothic. it had some problems though. Read morePublished on July 14, 2008 by A. mancebo