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Witchfinder General

(1966)
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Ronald Bassett's vivid, gripping novel chronicles the adventures of Matthew Hopkins, self-appointed Witchfinder General. While the country is in the grip of civil war, Matthew Hopkins seeks out the servants of Satan, tearing through the Eastern Counties on a bloody rampage of lust and torture, delivering the country from evil through the zealous trials and hangings of the helpless, the poor and the pretty in exchange for a small fee. Based on an historical figure, this horrifying tale of greed and slaughter was adapted into the famous 1968 Tigon British film starring Vincent Price. "...all the country s energies were directed towards the prosecution of a religious war. It was a situation that Matthew Hopkins intended to exploit to the full. He had already tasted blood, gained respect and lined his pockets. He was hungry for more."

    

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Hardback Editions

August 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: Witch-finder General
Author(s): Ronald Bassett
ISBN: 0-257-66540-4 / 978-0-257-66540-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins
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Paperback Editions

January 2016 : Paperback
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Title: Witchfinder General
Author(s): Ronald Bassett
ISBN: 1-5229-7687-6 / 978-1-5229-7687-5
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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August 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Witchfinder General
Author(s): Ronald Bassett
ISBN: 1-906527-04-0 / 978-1-906527-04-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Trashface Books Ltd
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April 1968 : UK Paperback
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Title: Witchfinder General
Author(s): Ronald Bassett
ISBN: 0-330-02080-3 / 978-0-330-02080-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Witchfinder General
Author(s): Ronald Bassett
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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