The Witchfinder's Sister

The Witchfinder's Sister

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"A debut literary historical thriller based on the witch hunts in 1640's England--the most intense in English history--in which Matthew Hopkins, the Witchfinder General, convicted more than a hundred women of witchcraft. In 1645, Alice Hopkins returns to her brother's house in disgrace, husbandless and pregnant. The brother she remembers is now a grown man and he's hunting witches: women who live on the margins of society--often childless widows, or women with deformities or feeble minds who are rejected by their communities. Viewed through the eyes of Alice, this is a woman's story of fear, friendship, love, betrayal, and redemption. What--or who--is Matthew really hunting? And to what dark place will his obsession lead them all?"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2017]
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780399179143
0399179143
Branch Call Number: F UNDER-B
Characteristics: 312 pages : map ; 25 cm

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