The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg
Book DescriptionJames Hogg was a Scottish poet and novelist from the early 19th century. Hogg was a poor shepherd as a boy. His employer lent him books and through hard work he became self-educated. Published in 1924 this work is considered a Gothic novel, a psychological study of an unreliable narrator and an examination of totalitarian thought. The novel is filled with angels, devils, and demonic possession. This is the story of a young man who encounters a shape shifting devil and the adventures that follow. Hogg explores the duality of good and evil which led critics to wonder if this work was the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781604246636
Paperback / softback
(235mm x 190mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Book Jungle
Publisher: Book Jungle
Publish Date: 6-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James Hogg
Scottish Pastorals, Hardback (August 2015)
Hogg's collected early poems and 'Letters on Poetry'
Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs, Hardback (January 2015)
Contributions to Musical Collections and Miscellaneous Songs provides access to the relevant material in the various musical collections to which Hogg refers in his 1831 head notes, thus allowing the new readers of the 21st century to see in facsimile what Hogg himself saw.
Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd, Hardback (July 2014)
Based on Hogg's 1831 collection entitled Songs by the Ettrick Shepherd, this critical edition provides the original text as well as the history of its genesis.
Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Paperback (April 2014)» View all books by James Hogg
Gripping tale of murder, madness, and demonic possession traces a young man's crime spree in 18th-century Scotland and the influence of his sinister companion, who may not actually exist.
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