Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Learner, Tobsha.

Title The witch of Cologne / Tobsha Learner
Published Sydney ; London : HarperCollins, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  827.03 L4385 A6/W  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Summary The story of Ruth Elazar ben Saul, a Jewish midwife who returns to her home, outside Cologne. Imbued with the radical ideas of Spinoza and with ancient Hebrew Kabbalism, her methods of dealing with illness lead to accusation of witchcraft and imprisonment. From the author of Quiver, an epic love story of the 17th century
Bibliography Bibliography: page 525
Subject Westfield Literary Prize Nominations (2003)
Jewish women -- Fiction.
Witchcraft -- Europe -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction.
Midwives -- Fiction.
Cologne (Germany) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical romantic fiction
Romance fiction.
LC no. 00002410
ISBN 0732270642 :