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It's both a wonderfully researched and detailed historical novel and a great adventure story.
For one thing Newton's "Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy" narrates (yes, the book talks) little asides throughout the book.
I'd never read a word by Morrow before this book, and if the rest of his novels are like this one I'm going to read them all.
I own every novel Mr. Morrow has written. So far, this has been my fav followed behind his Conrinent of Lies. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert
I stumbled upon this novel last year at a book fair, and since it came at the cheap price of 3 euros, I decided to buy it right away. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Majanka
This is a 5 star book. Well researched, well written. Great character development. How nice to read a book that assumes the reader has above a 5th grade vocabulary. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Paige Turner
The last dodo. The last passenger pigeon. The last wilderness. The last fill-in-the-blank usually evokes a sense of sadness, loss, and finality. Read morePublished on August 19, 2012 by Diane Schirf
oh dear. I am sad to read so many favourable reviews only to add that much as I liked how this book started, I was rather perplexed by the middle, had some involuntary eye-rolls... Read morePublished on May 12, 2012 by HHB
THE LAST WITCHFINDER presents the reader with the epic quest of Janet Stearne, daughter of one of Cotton Mather's witch finder acolytes, whose own education is filled with an... Read morePublished on December 30, 2011 by J. Carroll
I have just one thing to say about the story:
If our protagonists were stupid enough to use themselves as bait, especially by actually contriving evidence of witchcraft,... Read more
Newton's Principia Mathematica narrates the story of Jennet Stearne, who determines to stamp out laws condemning sorcery by proving that science (not demons) is sufficient to... Read morePublished on June 10, 2010 by Martha Freeman
After young Jennet Speare witnesses the burning of her beloved Aunt for witchcraft she dedicates her life to fighting the nonsensical belief in witches and demons that plagues... Read morePublished on April 23, 2010 by Earthling