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The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner (English Library)

Hogg, James

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ISBN 10: 0140431985 / ISBN 13: 9780140431988
Published by Penguin Classics
Used Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a ...

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Good

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Robert Colwan, a clergyman's son, is so confident of his salvation as one of the Lord's elect that he comes to look on himself as a man apart, unhindered by considerations of mere earthly law. Through Robert's own unforgettable account, we follow the strange and sinful life into which he is led by a devilish doppelganger - a life that will finally lead him to murder. Steeped in the folkloric superstitions and theological traditions of eighteenth-century Scotland, this macabre and haunting novel is a devastating portrayal of the stages by which the human spirit can descend into darkness.

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The definitive edition of the all-time Scottish novel - an 'enduring masterpeice' - introduced by Ian Rankin

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