The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane


Author Katherine Howe’s debut novel imagines a 1991 historian who spends a summer in her grandmother’s long-abandoned Marblehead, Massachusetts house. She finds it overgrown and surrounded by poisonous plants outside, with mysterious bottles and books inside, and discovers the magical secrets of her 17th century ancestors. (2009)

Reviews for The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane:

“A witch story that will leave you spellbound . . .” –USA Today

“Literary alchemy . . . powerful.” –Christian Science Monitor

“A devilishly delightful read.” –San Francisco Chronicle


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Weight.8 lbs