WATCH: Author’s tale of terrifying witch hunt
08 Mar 2017
Beth Underdown cites campus as a great place to create amazing work
'The number of women my brother Matthew killed, so far as I can reckon it, is one hundred and six...'
The Witchfinder’s Sister – a new book by Beth Underdown, lecturer at the Centre for New Writing – tells the story of a witch hunt in Essex in 1645.
It has been described as “a tense, surprising and elegantly-crafted novel” and “vivid and terrifying”.
But as Beth says, “nobody does this by themselves”. Here she thanks colleagues and students for their support and enthusiasm, citing our campus as a great place to create amazing work: