The Devils of Loudun: A True Story of Demonic Possession A True Story of Demonic Possession, Aldous Huxley
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The Devils of Loudun: A True Story of Demonic Possession

Author: Aldous Huxley

Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies

Unabridged: 13 hr 1 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 08/15/2017

Genre: History - Europe - France

Synopsis

In 1632 an entire convent in the small French village of Loudun was apparently possessed by the devil. After a sensational and celebrated trial, the convent's charismatic priest Urban Grandier—accused of spiritually and sexually seducing the nuns in his charge—was convicted of being in league with Satan. Then he was burned at the stake for witchcraft. A remarkable true story of religious and sexual obsession, The Devils of Loudon is considered by many to be Brave New World author Aldous Huxley's nonfiction masterpiece.

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