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From that point on the story flows much easier and is very interesting.
The author obviously did an immense amount of research however, the continuous introduction of new individuals made it impossible to follow.
The first part of the book is a very interesting account of the six women's lives before the witch trials.
Includes intensives quotes from court documents and witness notes as well as fictionalized sections where Roach hypothesized what led these six women to behave as they did. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Pancha
In Six Women of Salem, author Marilynne K. Roach offers a detailed account of the famous witch trials through concurrent narratives of six women: Rebecca Nurse, Bridget Bishop,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Story Circle Book Reviews
Hard to get through. Just a slow read. I think it shows promise but just slowPublished 2 months ago by Kari
Interesting. Genealogy is wonderful for finding out your family was involved in a history making event.Published 2 months ago by Jennie Meyer
A very interesting book on the history of the Salem witch trials. Great insight as to what the people in this time were thinking.Published 2 months ago by Christopher b Jones
Books about the Salem Witch Trials are legion, and continue to fascinate. Now historian and author Marilynne Roach has taken a new approach by studying and presenting the cases of... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Linda Pagliuco
I bought this book for my husband who is directing The Crucible to help with his research.
He can't stop talking about how amazing the accounts are. Read more
I read in this area because some of my early New England relatives were involved in these events
One accused others of being witches and another is thought to have died as the... Read more