Hadrian the Seventh by Frederick Rolfe

"Hadrian the Seventh" is a novel about a failed Catholic priest, who after a series of unlikely events, becomes the Pope. The protagonist, a bitter and eccentric man, uses his newfound power to make radical changes in the Church, while also settling personal scores. The novel is known for its biting satire and unique exploration of the Catholic Church and papacy.

The 893rd greatest book of all time


Published
1904
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-400
Words
104,000
Original Language
English

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