The Wheelwright's Daughter
Releases on 21st April, 2020

The Wheelwright's Daughter (Audio CD)

Author: Eleanor Porter

Read by: Katherine Press
£28.49

Can she save herself from a witch's fate? Martha is a feisty and articulate young woman, the daughter of a wheelwright, living in a Herefordshire villlage in Elizabethan England. Unusually for the time she is educated and so helps at the local school whilst longing to escape the confines and small-mindedness of a community riven by religious bigotry and poverty. As she is able to read and is well-versed in herbal remedies she is suspected of being a witch. When a landslip occurs - opening up a huge chasm in the centre of the village - she is blamed for it and pursued remorselessly by the villagers. But can her own wits and the love of local stablehand Jacob save her from a witch's persecution and death... A brilliant and accomplished novel that perfectly captures the febrile atmosphere of Elizabethan village life in an age when suspicion and superstition were rife.

Full Product Description

Title The Wheelwright's Daughter
Author Eleanor Porter
Narrator Katherine Press
Media Audio CD
Genre General Fiction
ISBN 9781838895242
Published 21-04-2020
Stock In stock on 21st April 2020