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Review of ‘The Witch’s Boy’

Set in a small village separated from a once-powerful kingdom by a mystical, moving forest, The Witch’s Boy is a fable filled with unlikely friendships, creatures and humans dealing with loss, rulers struggling for power and the world’s last remaining bit of real magic.

Ned and Tam, the inseparable twin sons of the woman known…

Review of ‘The Witch’s Boy’

Lump, the title character in Michael Gruber's remarkably original teen novel, The Witch's Boy, is aptly named: he has a nose like a pig, yellow eyes, pointed ears and a lumpy body covered with coarse black hair. Abandoned as a baby in the woods, he is found by the Woman of the Forest, a mysterious…

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