An Enemy at Green Knowe

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989 - Dwellings - 171 pages
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The inhabitants of Green Knowe become involved with black magic when a modern-day witch attempts to find books of witchcraft supposedly hidden in the old house by a mad alchemist.

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User Review  - phoebesmum - LibraryThing

Another anomaly in the Green Knowe series: it's SCARY. If 'Stranger' had too little magic, 'Enemy' has too much of it: dark, spiteful, evil, black magic that nearly overcomes Mrs Oldknow, that takes ... Read full review

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

Well-written book; the author is, thankfully, not afraid to use big words and think about important things. There is an evil character in the story and kindness alone is not enough to defeat her; i.e., it is a disturbing story. Read full review


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About the author (1989)

LUCY MARIA BOSTON (1892-1990) purchased a ramshackle manor house near Cambridge, England, in 1935, which over a period of two years she lovingly restored. It is this house that inspired her, at the age of sixty-two, to take pen in hand and create the beloved Green Knowe series.

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