Announcing a new Meetup for London Historical Fiction Book Group!What
: October Meetup: The Heretic's Daughter (Kathleen Kent)When
: Wednesday, October 13,[masked]:00 PMWhere
: South Bank Centre - Royal Festival Hall
London SE1 8XX
Thanks to everyone who voted.
Our next meetup will be on Wednesday 13 October at 8pm.
We will be discussing The Heretic's Daughter
by Kathleen Kent - details below.
As usual, we will meet in the Blue Bar at the Royal Festival Hall.
Look forward to seeing you there.
Martha Carrier was one of the first women to be accused, tried and hanged as a witch in Salem, Massachusetts. Like her mother, young Sarah Carrier is bright and willful, openly challenging the small, brutal world in which they live. Often at odds with one another, mother and daughter are forced to stand together against the escalating hysteria of the trials and the superstitious tyranny that led to the torture and imprisonment of more than 200 people accused of witchcraft. This is the story of Martha's courageous defiance and ultimate death, as told by the daughter who survived.
Kathleen Kent is a tenth generation descendent of Martha Carrier. She paints a haunting portrait, not just of Puritan New England, but also of one family's deep and abiding love in the face of fear and persecution.http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/k/kathleen-kent/heretics-daughter.htmhttp://www.amazon.co.uk/Heretics-Daughter-Kathleen-Kent/dp/033045630X/ref=tmm_pap_title_0
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