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The Highland Witch - Susan Fletcher
The Highland Witch
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“Fletcher gives readers a strong plot . . . and a triumphant heroine in Corrag, whose travails are truly epic.”—Publishers WeeklyIn 1692, brilliant, captivating Corrag-accused witch, orphaned herbalist, and unforgettable heroine-is imprisoned in the Scottish highlands, suspected of witchcraft and... show more
“Fletcher gives readers a strong plot . . . and a triumphant heroine in Corrag, whose travails are truly epic.”—Publishers WeeklyIn 1692, brilliant, captivating Corrag-accused witch, orphaned herbalist, and unforgettable heroine-is imprisoned in the Scottish highlands, suspected of witchcraft and murder. As she awaits her death she tells her story to Charles Leslie, an Irish propagandist who seeks information she may have condemning the Protestant King William. Hers is a story of passion, courage, love, and the magic of the natural world. By telling it, she transforms both their lives. Originally published in hardcover under the title Corrag: A Novel.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393341386 (0393341380)
ASIN: 393341380
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Dem
Dem rated it
4.0 Corrag
There is a stillness and beauty to Susan Fletcher's writing that will enchant the reader and take your breath away with beautiful vivid descriptions of the Scottish Highlands and a tale that will transport you to another time and place. Prepare to be bewitched Corrag is the story of a young woman ...
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Basic plot run down: after witnessing the events at the Massacre at Glencoe, Corrag is accused of witchcraft and imprisoned. Irish minister (and secret Jacobite) Charles Leslie comes to interview her in hopes of finding proof that King William was truly behind the massacre. The narrative is told mos...
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2manybooks2read rated it
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i received this book as part of the early reviewer's program at library thing. first let me say that i enjoy reading about the 1600s, and witchcraft and was looking forward to losing myself in corrag. i even liked the title (cora, her mom + "hag" or witch...clever.) however, the book bored me to ...
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