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Fiction at Four: Beth Underdown

  • Cafe Ollo, Huddersfield 7 Northumberland Street Huddersfield, England, HD1 1RL United Kingdom (map)

Beth Underdown talks about her remarkable debut novel, based on the life of a real witchfinder.

It’s 1645 – Alice Hopkins returns, husbandless and pregnant, to her brother Matthew’s house in Essex. But what keeps him out late at night and why is he compiling a book of women’s names?