Review: The Daylight Gate, by Jeanette Winterson

daylight gateGood Friday 1612.
Pendle Hill.

A mysterious gathering of thirteen people is interrupted by a local magistrate.  Is it a witches’ Sabbat?
In Lancaster Castle, two notorious witches await trial and certain death, while the beautiful and wealthy Alice Nutter rides to their defence.
Elsewhere a starved child lurks.  And a Jesuit priest and former Gunpowder plotter makes his way from France to a place he believes will offer him sanctuary.
But will it?  And how can anyone be safe in Witch Country? Continue reading “Review: The Daylight Gate, by Jeanette Winterson”