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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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User Review  - rainpebble - LibraryThing

Incantation by Alice Hoffman; (5*); This book mesmerized me and I read it in one sitting. It takes us to the 15th or 16th century, to the Spanish Inquisition. It is a story about a village in Spain ... Read full review

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User Review  - omgully - LibraryThing

Anything by Alice Hoffman is going to be good. Incantation is no exception. It tells a brief story of a family of Jews during the Spanish Inquisition. It is a story of love, hate, betrayal, and loss. Worth the read and can be read in one sitting, if desired. Read full review

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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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