By Mary Hooper
"Intriguing and captivating."—Celia Rees, writer of Witch Child
WRONGED. HANGED. ALIVE? (AND TRUE!)
Anne cannot circulate a muscle, cannot open her eyes, cannot scream. She lies motionless within the darkness, not sure if she'd lifeless, terrified she's buried alive, haunted by way of her ultimate memory—of being hanged. A maidservant falsely accused of infanticide in 1650 England and despatched to the scaffold, Anne eco-friendly is trapped together with her racing ideas, her burning have to revisit the events—and the man—that led her to the gallows.
Meanwhile, a shy 18-year-old scientific scholar attends his first dissection and notices anything unusual because the medical professionals organize their instruments . . . Did her eyelids simply flutter? may this corpse be alive?
Beautifully written, very unlikely to place down, and meticulously researched, Newes from the Dead relies at the real tale of the genuine Anne eco-friendly, a servant who survived a dangling to evoke at the dissection desk. Newes from the Dead concludes with scans of the unique 1651 record that recounts this chilling clinical phenomenon.
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