Little, Brown



The Mercies

This exceptional work of historical fiction offers insight into the rippling effects of extremism.

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Review of ‘The Mercies’

If readers believe that witch trials in the late 1600s only occurred in the U.S., Kiran Millwood Hargrave will enlighten them with this harrowing story based on well-documented records. Hargrave, the author of several award-winning children’s novels, shifts to adult fiction with The Mercies, a vivid and immersive depiction of a remote village on Norway’s…

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