By Jeanette Winterson
An immediate bestseller within the united kingdom, The sunlight Gate is Jeanette Winterson’s singular imaginative and prescient of a dismal interval of complex morality, intercourse, and tragic performs for strength in a time whilst politics and faith have been heavily intertwined. On stable Friday, 1612, deep within the woods of Pendle Hill, a meeting of 13 is interrupted through the neighborhood Justice of the Peace. in their coven have already been imprisoned for witchcraft and are anticipating trial, yet those that stay are vouched for by means of the rich and revered Alice Nutter. Shrouded in secret and proficient with perpetually younger good looks, Alice is proven in Lancashire society and insulated by means of her fortune. As these accused of witchcraft retreat into darkness, Alice stands by myself as a realm-crosser, a conjurer of powers that might both ruin her or set her free.
“Winterson’s haunting imagery and narrative immediacy captivate. An engrossing tale that’s guaranteed to go away you shivering.”—Elle
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“A bold ancient novel…a portal in prose….Any reader who crosses over into this novel will consider vividly the place she or he has traveled.”—NPR.com
“Delightfully gruesome.”—New York Times