The Witches of New York
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
The year is 1880. Two hundred years after the trials in Salem, Adelaide Thom ('Moth' from The Virgin Cure) has left her life in the sideshow to open a tea shop with another young woman who feels it's finally safe enough to describe herself as a witch: a former medical student and "gardien de sorts" ...
Occasionally a slog but it was an interesting read. Sometimes vered into academic exploration of the uses of Witch as a condemnatory word about women who don't fit rigid societal boundries.
A special thank you to NetGalley and Penguin Random House/Knopf Canada for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Set two hundred years after the trials in Salem, Adelaide Thom ('Moth' from The Virgin Cure) runs a tea shop with Eleanor St. Clair, that specializes in cures, potions, and spells. Fee...