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A Modern Mephistopheles

by Louisa May Alcott

In the shadows of the city's dimly lit streets, a mysterious figure weaves a web of temptation and desire. "A Modern Mephistopheles" by Louisa May Alcott is a gripping tale of seduction, ambition, and moral dilemmas. When Felix Canaris, a struggling writer, crosses paths with the enigmatic Jasper Helwyze, his life takes an unexpected turn. Helwyze offers him fame, wealth, and all that he has ever dreamed of, but at a terrible price. As the young writer delves deeper into Helwyze's world, he becomes entangled in a complex web of deceit and manipulation. But can he resist the alluring promises of his diabolical benefactor? Set in the bustling streets of nineteenth-century Boston, this thought-provoking novel explores the timeless themes of good and evil, ambition and downfall, and the choices that shape our destinies. Louisa May Alcott, renowned for her beloved novel "Little Women," showcases her exceptional storytelling prowess in this lesser-known gem. "A Modern Mephistopheles" will captivate readers with its haunting atmosphere and thought-provoking narrative, leaving them pondering the eternal struggle between light and darkness.

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English

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English

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1877

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Louisa May Alcott

United States

Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist. In 1860, Alcott began writing for the Atlantic Monthly. When the American Civil War broke out, she served as a nurse in the Union Hospital in Georgetown, DC,...

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