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The Vatican Cellars by André Gide

9781908313690Set in the 1890s, André 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.

A new PEN-supported translation by Julian Evans to mark the centenary of this controversial book.

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