Doubleday

9780385542432

STARRED REVIEW

Hour of the Witch

Bohjalian’s thrilling courtroom drama offers full immersion in its unusual setting: 1662 Boston.

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Review of ‘Hour of the Witch’

Chris Bohjalian (The Guest Room) blends historical fiction with a thrilling courtroom drama in his latest novel, Hour of the Witch. Its narrator’s unique voice and perspective make this a fascinating and immersive read.

Mary Deerfield is a young Puritan woman who lives in Boston in 1662 and whose faith guides every aspect…

Interview with Chris Bohjalian

Chris Bohjalian’s latest novel is a legal thriller set in an era seemingly foreign to our own: the perilous world of 17th-century New England.


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