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The Hangman’s Daughter

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Oliver Pötzsch discusses his novel, The Hangman’s Daughter, set in 17th-century Bavaria. It tells the story of Magdalena, the headstrong daughter of Bavarian hangman Jakob Kuisl, who must race against the clock to prove that a midwife accused of witchcraft and murder is innocent, and simultaneously find the true killer.

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Oliver Pötzsch
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Comments [3]

Ruth Crawford

I'm in the middle of the book. Amazing. And there is a Sophie as a key character!

Aug. 29 2011 08:03 PM
Albin from NYC

Great job Julie!

Aug. 02 2011 03:20 PM
Sophie from Poughkeepsie, NY

Ahhh this sounds like a really good read! I'll check it out.

Aug. 02 2011 01:29 PM

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