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Irving, Washington

The Devil and Tom Walker

Irving, Washington - The Devil and Tom Walker, ebook

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Washington Irving’s main character in The Devil and Tom Walker is Tom, a greedy and selfish man who loves money more than his wife who is just as greedy as him. One day Tom, during a walk, begins a conversation with the devil incarnate, Old Scratch, described as a woodcutter. Scratch offers Tom riches in exchange for his soul and Tom accepts. When Tom mentions this secret to his wife, she decides make a secret deal with Scratch as well. When Tom goes in search of his wife he finds her heart and liver tied to a tree.
Tom continues to deal with Scratch agreeing to become a money lender, until suddenly he becomes afraid of the afterlife. He then becomes very devoted to God, but is he really changed? Will he escape the devil's grasp?

Keywords: The Devil and Tom Walker, Washington Irving, Faligi

Author(s)
Publisher
Faligi Editore
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Novels
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9788857412603

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