"Mackay has done a splendid job with the translation of this important work, and his commentary is a book in itself...provides useful information to both the general reader or undergraduate student and to graduate students or other scholars...sure to take its place among several recent and well-done translations of important demonological texts." --Jane P. Davidson, University of Nevada: Sixteenth Century Journal
"Overall, however, the effort and achievement in this volume are significant, allowing this important work to be accessed by a fab broader audience in a critical edition placed in its proper historical and intellectual context." --Elizabeth Hyde, Kean University
The Malleus Maleficarum is the most famous early modern text on witches and witch hunting. This is the most authoritative translation into English available, and it is presented here with explanatory notes and an informative introduction.