CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: BL325
Released: Oct 02, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781423323594
Narrator/s: Jenna Lamia
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Set during the time of the Spanish Inquisition, "Incantation" is the story of Estrella, a girl who is one of a community of Spanish Jews living double lives as Catholics. Unabridged. 3 CDs.

Author(s): Alice Hoffman

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Author(s): Alice Hoffman
Product Number EB00277179
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316138017

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"INCANTATION is Hoffman's fifth novel aimed at the young adult audience. As always, Hoffman takes chances with her story. Here, her attempt to explore the Spanish Inquisition and its witch hunts within the context of a 16-year-old's crush on her best friend's cousin would seem to present insurmountable odds. Unfortunately, Jenna Lamia's saccharine voice, which would be more appropriate for reading a fairy tale, presents an even more significant obstacle. She also reads rapidly, as if racing to get to the end. Her tone deepens a bit as disastrous events unfold, but the upbeat peppiness with which her narration begins prevails in the listener's mind. R.R. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"

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