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  • THE RUIN OF ALL WITCHES

    In the frontier town of Springfield in 1651, peculiar things begin to happen. Precious food spoils, livestock ails and property vanishes. People suffer fits and are plagued by strange visions and dreams. Children sicken and die. As tensions rise, rumours spread of witches and heretics, and the community becomes tangled in a web of spite, distrust and denunciation. The finger of suspicion falls on a young couple struggling to make a home and feed their children: Hugh Parsons the irascible brickmaker and his troubled wife, Mary. It will be their downfall.

    ISBN: 9780241413388 AUTHOR: MALCOLM GASKILL
    ISBN: 9780241413388
    Publisher: ALLEN LANE
    Subtitle: LIFE AND DEATH IN THE NEW WORLD

    Author: MALCOLM GASKILL

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