Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner 9780241454886

Lolly Willowes


Lolly Willowes, the enchanting novel by Sylvia Townsend Warner, invites you into a world where the extraordinary lurks beneath the surface of the ordinary. Follow the journey of an aging spinster who, shackled by societal expectations and a domineering family, yearns for freedom. With a daring pact made to the devil himself, she sheds her shackles and embraces her true calling as a witch in the English countryside. This captivating tale weaves a tapestry of independence, self-discovery, and the rebellion against convention, leaving you spellbound by one woman's courageous quest to live life on her own terms.

Sylvia Townsend Warner's masterful storytelling has earned her a place among the most celebrated British authors of the 20th century. With a keen eye for satire and a profound understanding of the human condition, she deftly explores themes of feminism, individuality, and the eternal struggle between societal conformity and personal liberation. Lolly Willowes stands as a timeless testament to Warner's literary prowess, inviting readers to revel in the magic of her words.

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