Witch: A Tale of Terror

  • by Charles MacKay, Sam Harris - introduction
  • Narrated by Sam Harris
  • 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

For centuries in Europe, innocent men and women were murdered for the imaginary crime of witchcraft. This was a mass delusion and moral panic, driven by pious superstition and a deadly commitment to religious conformity. In Witch: A Tale of Terror, best-selling author Sam Harris introduces and reads from Charles Mackay's beloved book, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.


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Customer Reviews

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Well read and well worth a listen

Sam Harris provides a superb narration of a recap of the witch hunts in Europe, as written by Charles Mackay.

If you've a passing interest in the history of witch craft or the hysteria surrounding it, this book prides a short by instructive introduction to the history and facts of the time

It is well worth a listen, and while short, actually pretty well formed as a tight introduction.

Very good - and Sam Harris is a great narrator.
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- Lee

brilliant, horrifying

had to listen in two sittings because it's heavy stuff, hilarious and depressing in equal parts! brilliantly read
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- chris

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-01-2017
  • Publisher: Four Elephants Press