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This volume includes an appendix containing reception of the first editions, sequel of her narrative, review of the case; also a supplement giving more particulars of the nunnery and grounds. This book embraces the contents of the first editions of the author's Awful Disclosures, together with the sequel of her narrative, giving an account of events after her escape from the Nunnery, and of her return to Montreal to procure legal investigation of her charges. It also furnishes all the testimony that was published against her, of every description, as well as that which was given in confirmation of her story. At the close will be found a review of the whole subject, furnished by a gentleman well qualified for the purpose; and finally, a short supplement, giving further particulars interesting to the public. Due to the age and scarcity of the original we reproduced, some pages may be spotty, faded or difficult to read.
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Maria Monk (June 27, 1816 – summer of 1849) was a Canadian woman whose book Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk, or, The Hidden Secrets of a Nun’s Life in a Convent Exposed (1836) claimed to expose systematic sexual abuse of nuns and infanticide of the resulting children by Catholic priests in her convent in Montreal.
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