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    • The Monk and the Hangman's Daughter

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Adolphe Danziger De Castro
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Originally written by Adolphe Danziger De Castro in 1889, but 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 plot, the story regains its full importance as a work of great literature. The young monk, Ambrosius, falls in love with the village outcast, Benedicta, who is the daughter of the hangman.

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