The Bewitching

The Bewitching

Regular price £9.99

Jill Dawson

Category: Fiction General

Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 5/11/23

Publisher: Sceptre

ISBN 13: 9780198810506

Total Pages: 336 pages

Weight: 236

Dimensions: 130 x 198 x 26

OUR MOST CONSUMMATE HISTORICAL NOVELIST' Philip Hoare'Brilliant'Paula Hawkins'Devastating'The Times'Terrific'Mail on SundayFrom the award-winning author of The Language of Birds and The Crime Writer, a chilling tale of a witch-huntAlice Samuel might be old and sharp-tongued, but she's no fool. Visiting her new neighbours in her Fenland village, she finds Squire Throckmorton's family troubled and, she suspects, not as God-fearing as they seem. Yet when one of the daughters accuses her of witchcraft, Alice has no idea of the danger she is in or how quickly matters will escalate. The Throckmortons' maid Martha, uneasy herself about strange goings-on in the household, is reluctant to believe that Alice is a witch. But as the entire village gets swept up in the frenzied persecution of one of their own, she struggles to find a voice . . . PRAISE FOR JILL DAWSON'A skilful storyteller'Hilary Mantel'A magnificent writer'Cathy Rentzenbrink'A spark fires throughout Dawson's work'Guardian