Rosie’s Book review Team #RBRT Cathy reviews The Black Hours by Alison Williams

Thanks so much for the lovely review Cathy, and thanks Rosie for you wonderful blog 🙂

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Today’s review comes from team member Cathy, she blogs at http://betweenthelinesbookblog.wordpress.com/

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Cathy chose to read and review The Black Hours by Alison Williams

The Black Hours - Alison Williams The Black Hours – Alison Williams

Here is Cathy’s review;

Having been born and brought up in Lancashire, the home of the Witches of Pendle, this book was of particular interest. Never thinking much of it as children, apart from trips to Pendle Hill and as something with which to scare each other, it was only as an adult the atrocities, the true horror and suffering were realised.

There has obviously been an enormous amount of research gone into this story and to have the narrative from the Witchfinder’s point of view as well as Alice Pendle’s makes for an even bigger impact. Added to that the fact that Matthew Hopkins is not a fictional character but was indeed a Witchfinder General, although this seems to have…

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