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The Monk and the Hangman"s Daughter

Fantastic Fables

by Ambrose Bierce

  • 123 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10509166M
    ISBN 100548034559
    ISBN 109780548034552
    OCLC/WorldCa176932749

    The Hangman's Daughter Series. K likes. The official Facebook page for the Hangman's Daughter Series by Oliver ers: K. Dark Monk: A Hangman's Daughter Tale () About book: Not as good as the first and it was too predicable. Entertaining but a little bit like watching a Hollywood adventure flick Nothing special. Listen to Monk and the Hangman's Daughter audiobook by Ambrose Bierce. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers .


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The Hangman's Daughter: [Kindle in Motion] (A Hangman's Daughter Tale Book 1) - Kindle edition by Pötzsch, Oliver, Corley, M.S., Chadeayne, Lee. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Hangman's Daughter: [Kindle in Motion] (A Hangman's Daughter Tale Book 1)/5(K).

The Dark Monk is the second book in Hangman’s Daughter, the million-copy bestselling series. Winter has settled thick over a sleepy village in the Bavarian Alps, ensuring every farmer and servant is indoors on the night a parish priest discovers he’s been poisoned/5(K).

The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter is a short, but effective, novel written by the American author, Ambrose Bierce. It is written in the form of an undated diary, detailing the arrival in Berchtesgaden of three Franciscan monks, including the diary writer, Ambrosius/5. Some found the book, besides the first chapter, to read like a book a thirteen year old kid would read and was packed with cliches.

“The Dark Monk” is the second book in the “Hangman’s Daughter” series. This book takes place not long after the events of “The Hangman’s Daughter”, in The Hangman's Daughter (original title in German: Die Henkerstochter) is a novel by Oliver published in Germany by Ullstein Verlag init was translated into English and issued digitally under the AmazonCrossing imprint in A paper edition was released in English by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in The characters continue in the sequels The Dark Monk () (German Author: Oliver Pötzsch.

It was published as "The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter," first in serial form in a San Francisco newspaper in then republished as a book in The origin of the tale is that it was allegedly a rewriting from a lost German original, written as a diary by the young monk himself. If You Like Hangman’s Daughter Books, You’ll Love Matthew Shardlake; Maggie Hope; Gabriel Allon; Hangman’s Daughter Synopsis: The Hangman’s Daughter is the first book in Oliver Potzsch’s Hangman’s Daughter series.

Magdalena is headstrong and very clever, and is the daughter of Jakob Kusil – a Bavarian hangman. The Hangman's Daughter (The Hangman's Daughter #1) by Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (Translator) is a very interesting book.

I listened to the audio version and the narrator was perfect for this. The world building was wonderful, felt like I was back in time and living in this world. The characters were well developed/5.

The Monk and the Hangmans daughter by Ambrose Bierce. A short novel which is written in a first person diary from, its the diary of a young monk called Ambrosius. The story follows Ambrosius' pilgrimage and on his journey he meets the hangman's daughter/5().

"THE DARK MONK, the follow-up to Oliver Pötzsch ’s THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER, has all the elements of a compelling story a fascinating setting, rich historical events, dark secrets and intrigue." On a dark winter night, Father Koppmeyer is poisoned and dies.

Schongau’s diminutive medic, Simon Fronwieser, is called to investigate. Once again based on prodigious historical research into Pötzsch’s family tree, The Dark Monk brings to life an unforgettable, compassionate hangman and his tenacious daughter, painting a robust tableau of a seventeenth-century Bavaria and quickening our pulses with a gripping, mesmerizing mystery/5().

THE MONK AND THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER 1 On the first day of May in the year of our Blessed Lordthe Franciscan monks Ægidius, Romanus and Ambrosius were sent by their Superior from the Christian city of Passau to the Monastery of Berchtesgaden, near Salzburg.

The Monk and The Hangman's Daughter is a fascinating story of obsession, redemption, and beyond. But there's more to it than that, because the story was not written by Ambrose Bierce, but by Adolphe Danziger De Castro, a journalist, lawyer, scholar, and an author of poems, novels and short stories, and that Ambrose Bierce was a contributor and editor/5(49).

The young monk, Ambrosius, falls in love with the village outcast, Benedicta, who is the daughter of the hangman. The story is the tale of his struggle with himself, as he strives for religious purity against worldly and carnal temptation.

Oliver Potszch Book Lot Hangmans Daughter The Dark Monk. Condition is Acceptable. Shipped with USPS Media wear/damage to edges of cover, edges of pages and spine.

Wear/damage to Corners of book. Both books have stickers on coversSeller Rating: % positive. Magdalena, the clever and headstrong daughter of Bavarian hangman Jakob Kuisl, lives with her father outside the village walls and is destined to be married off to another hangman’s son—except that the town physician’s son is hopelessly in love with : HMH Books.

Get this from a library. The monk and the hangman's daughter. [Ambrose Bierce; Adolphe Danziger; Michel Ciry; Richard Voss] -- The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter is a example of the type of pseudo-medieval tale which was popular on the continent toward the end of the 19th century and has become a favorite among Symbolists.

Oliver Pötzsch takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the occult hiding places of Bavaria’s ancient monasteries, bringing to life an unforgettable compassionate hangman and his tenacious daughter, painting a robust tableau of a 17th-century Bavaria still negotiating the lasting impacts of war, and quickening our pulses with a gripping, mesmerizing mystery.

I purchased The Dark Monk after reading The Hangman's Daughter. I am loving this series set in seventeenth-century Bavaria. I wonder if the books are made more enjoyable by the fact that the author is a descendant of the eponymous hangman, Jakob Kuisl/5(). The monastery at Andrechs has long been a pilgrimage destination, but when the hangman's daughter, Magdalena; her doctor husband, Simon; and their two small children arrive there, they learn that the monks have far larger concerns than saying Mass and receiving alms.

A selection of stories from The collected works of Ambrose Pierce. Contains a statement signed Adolphe de Castro explaining his part in the writing of "The monk and the hangman's daughter," which is an adaptation from the German of Richard Voss.

Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: The monk and the hangman's daughter --Fantastic fables. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the THE MONK AND THE HANGMAN’S DAUGHTER by Ambrose Bierce, G. Danziger | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. The information about The Hangman's Daughter shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(). The Monk and the Hangman’s Daughter audiobook, by Ambrose Bierce Originally written by Adolphe Danziger De Castro inbut based on an earlier German tale, this story was submitted to Ambrose Bierce for revision.

He insisted on reinstating the tragic ending which De Castro had altered in order to cater for the tastes of the day. In reverting to the original.

I just finished the A Hangman's daughter and liked the book so much that I purchased the dark Monk. I like the setting and the time period of these books and the characters are likeable. A good suspense and an enjoyable read. The translation is very good as well.4/5.

Bierce, Ambrose MONK AND THE HANGMAN'S DAUGHTER Easton Press 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints.

Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Rating: % positive. The Hangman's Daughter must quickly find the person responsible for the occult murder of the local children and the kidnapping of his eldest daughter, Magdalena. Book - The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter: Classic Tales Edition.

Ambrose Bierce. $; $; Publisher Description. A knot of monks happens upon a gallows in the middle of a dark forest. Hanging from the gallows is a fresh corpse, and underneath the dangling wretch a young woman performs a haunting dance.

When Ambrosius falls in love with this. The monk and the hangman's daughter is a short novella by Ambrose Bierce, written in It is a fairly simple story of impending doom, which is quite easy to predict. Nonetheless, the story takes some interesting turns, which keep the reader interested to go on reading/5(6).

Oliver Pötzsch Hangman's Daughter Series 4-in-1 MP3-CD Collection: The Hangman's Daughter, The Dark Monk, The Beggar King, The Poisoned Pilgrim (A Hangman's Daughter Tale) (Part of the Die Henkerstochter Series). A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. The Hangman's Daughter () The Dark Monk () The Beggar King () The Poisoned Pilgrim () The Werewolf of Bamberg () The Play of Death ().

A tragic but very captivating tale of a monk in the 17th century. People Who Liked The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter Also Liked These Free Titles: The Road to Oz. While the book is called The Hangman’s Daughter, the character who seems to interest author Oliver Pötzsch the most is the hangman himself, Jakob Kuisl.

A hulking creature who is ambivalent about his career as a state-approved murderer, the hangman proves to be smarter, faster, stronger, more sensitive, more decisive and (against all odds.

The Heritage Club newsletter, Sandglass, which explains a book's publication history, is enclosed with this book. The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter is derived from a 19th C. story collected and written by Richard Voss, acquired and translated by Gustav Adolf Danziger, and given to Ambrose Bierce to edit, and in the end take credit for its.

The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter Ambrose BIERCE ( - ) and Adolph de CASTRO ( - ) A tragic but very captivating tale of a monk in the 17th century. The Dark Monk by Oliver Potzsch is the anticipated follow up to The Hangman's Daughter.

Historical literature and mystery. It is and as a priest realizes he. By: Ambrose Bierce and Adolph de Castro () MANUAL OF SURGERY, OXFORD MEDICAL PUBLICATIONS BY ALEXIS THOMSON, PREFACE TO SIXTH EDITION Much has happened since this Manual was last revised, and many surgical lessons have.

The Hangman's Daughter Oliver Pötzsch, translated by Lee Chadeayne Magdalena, the clever and headstrong daughter of Bavarian hangman Jakob Kuisl, lives with her father outside the village walls and is destined to be married off to another hangman’s son except that the town physician’s son is hopelessly in love with her.

The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter by Ambrose Bierce starting at $ The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter has 9 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The eponymous Hangman’s Daughter is a secondary character at best – honestly, the book should be titled The Hangman or The Hangman and the Devil or something – and she is stunningly beautiful, high-spirited, and serves as a romantic foil for Simon and a plot-device to get the story moving as the book drags around the page mark.

The young monk, Ambrosius, falls in love with the village outcast, Benedicta, who is the daughter of the hangman. The story is the tale of his struggle with himself, as he strives for religious purity against worldly and carnal : Adolphe Danziger De Castro.