The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg

Published anonymously in 1824 in Scotland, The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner is a gothic psychological tale that will leave readers grasping for the truth. Weaving themes of good versus evil, psychosis, mystery, and religious extremism all wrapped in metafiction, James Hogg's masterpiece reads like it could have been written today. 

 

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg with an introduction by Ariell Cacciola The Mantle
With a new critical introduction

This edition of The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner includes a new, critical introduction that places the book in literary historical context. 

 

Book details: 978-0-9965770-2-1 | 265 pages | 4.25" x 6.875" 

 

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