The Witchcraft of Salem Village (Google eBook)

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Random House Children's Books, Feb 2, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba.††When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jackson examines in careful detail this horrifying true story of accusations, trials, and executions that shook a community to its foundations.††

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Review: The Witchcraft of Salem Village (Landmark Books #69)

User Review  - Maya Mich - Goodreads

The Witchcraft of Salem Village was a very informational book. This gave a lot of information about the salem witch trials and the tragedies that happened in Salem. But in my personal opinion I think ... Read full review

Review: The Witchcraft of Salem Village (Landmark Books #69)

User Review  - Shaun - Goodreads

Witch hunts then were not far different from the ones we see on the news today. The Landmark books never fail to deliver the fundamentals of history. Read full review


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Shirley Jackson (1916 1965), a celebrated writer of horror, wrote such classic novels as "We Have Always Lived in the Castle" and "The Haunting of Hill House", as well as one of the most famous short stories in the English language, The Lottery. Her work has been adapted to film, television, and theater and has influenced such writers as Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, and Richard Matheson.

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