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Meet the most powerful witches from around the world! Learn about their lives, their legacy, their secrets, and their powerful spells.
Witches have always worried, scared, and fascinated people in equal measure. From dark magic to home remedies, they have been part of the cultural landscape for people across the world. From Europe to the Americas, Asia to Africa, the idea of women who delve deeply into magic has created some of the most enduring stories in the history of humanity. Often, these stories blend the real with the unreal, truth with fiction, and magic with the mundane. In this book, we will look at witches from across the world and across many thousands of years. But witches are not always welcome. Often, they are feared. People worry about satanic practices and dark magic. Should a child fall sick, it is not uncommon for people to blame a local woman. Many have been falsely accused of witchcraft throughout history and, sometimes, these people have been killed as a result. Sometimes, even the rumored practice of dark magic can be enough to condemn a person to be burned at the stake. Throughout this book, we will look into the history of witchcraft as it has been practiced by people over the ages. Not only that, but we will look into some of the spells that they relied upon for their power. By studying their specific arts, we can better understand the scope and the power of witchcraft. If you would like to know more about history's most powerful witches, then listen and get to grips with some of the strangest, oddest, most magical, and most twisted tales in human history.
©2016 Desmond Wilde (P)2016 Desmond Wilde
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By AthenaBeth on 07-29-17

Narrator was PERFECT!

While the book was interesting, informative, and well written- listening to this audible version was nothing less than magical! (See what I did there? ;-) I will be seeking out this narrator in the future. He is fantastic!

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