This story captures you from the very beginning and is an enticing tale about Rhode Island in the 1960s. The novel is based around three main characters; Alexandra, Jane and Sukie who are witches. Their lives and those of the towns people are disrupted by an unusual individual,
Darryl Van Horne. John Updike does an amazing job of describing each woman’s feelings towards Darryl. The narrative is quite enthralling and as the book continues you feel that each character becomes more real.
This classic is a must read and gets an: