On June 10, 1692, Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts, for “certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries”. The Salem Witch Trials are hauntingly ingrained in the American imagination. The Witches by Stacy Schiff outlines the unique stresses in adolescent Puritan life and how this moment in American history interacted with the agendas and pride of those in power in the English colonies.

Book Title: The Witches: Salem, 1692

Book Author: Stacy Schiff

ISBN Number: 9780316200608

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