"Had Roach been stricter in adhering to the stories of the six women, without naming all the other accused, the book would have provided better insight into a strange period. As it is, there is just too much information, too many asides, too much confusion and too many victims."
Roach (The Salem Witch Trials: A Day by Day Chronicle of a Community Under Siege
, 2004) explores the lives of six women involved in the Salem witch trials.
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