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Little, Brown, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 166 pages
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Hiding her faith in kabbalah during a time in Spain when living openly as a Jew was a dangerous thing to do, Estrella struggles with her identity and her faith as events unfold around her that force her to come to terms with who she really wants to be in life.

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The plot and the characters are flawless. - LibraryThing
A writer I have yet to see "blow" a book. - LibraryThing
But I must comment more on the writing itself. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

rabck from bethieb; YA book about a secretly Jewish family being betrayed by the girl's best friend during the time of the Spanish inquisition. Doesn't go into much detail, but leaves the reader with a lot to think about. Read full review

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

Set during the Spanish Inquisition and centered on a young girl who doesn't know that her family is hiding the core of their beliefs, this book is both heartbreaking and spirit-full. Alice Hoffman's ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Alice Hoffman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 15 acclaimed novels beloved by teens and adults, from The Foretelling, Green Angel, and Aquamarine to The Ice Queen, Here on Earth (an Oprah Book Club selection), and Practical Magic, which was made into a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock. Incantation is Hoffman's fifth young adult novel.

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