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Witches by Erica Jong
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Witches (1981)

by Erica Jong

Other authors: Lory Frankel (Editor), Paul Shaw (Calligrapher), Joseph A. Smith (Illustrator)

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This book is all about the illustrations!! Beautiful stuff!! ( )
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Erica Jongprimary authorall editionscalculated
Frankel, LoryEditorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shaw, PaulCalligraphersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, Joseph A.Illustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cunningham, PatrickDesignersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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It is rating our conjectures too highly to roast people alive for them. -- Montaigne.

Women have been burnt as witches simply because they were beautiful. -- Simone de Beauvoir
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To my sisters, Claudia and Suzanna, and to the memory of Poochkin, best friend, familiar.
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Don't open this book if you've never wished for a spell to make someone love you, if you've never wanted a magic wand, if you've never longed for a cloak of invisibility, if you've never wondered how witches fly.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0810981572, Hardcover)

Best-selling author Erica Jong turns her attention to the fantastical and factual world of witchcraft, exploring the figure of the witch both as historical reality and as archetype. On page after page filled with magical illustrations by Joseph A. Smith, Jong spins tales in poetry and prose, even providing recipes for love potions and magic spells.

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