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Vatican Cellars - Gide, Andre, and Evans, Julian (Translated by)
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Set in the 1890s, Andre Gide's famous satire centres around a group of ingenious fraudsters ('The Millipede') who convince their wealthy victims that the pontiff has been imprisoned in the Vatican cellars, and a false Pope has been enthroned in his place. Posing as clergy, they con money by promising to obtain the true Pope's release and restoration. The book features one of Gide's most memorable creations: the amoral Lafcadio, who in pushing a man from a moving train commits the ultimate motiveless crime. Unavailable in ...

Vatican Cellars 2014, Gallic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781908313690


The Vatican Cellars 1989, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140180480

New edition

Mass-market paperback

The Vatican Cellars 1969, Penguin Books Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780140014044

Mass-market paperback