Fearsome Inn

Fearsome Inn

by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Nonny Hogrogian (Illustrator), Elizabeth Shub (Translator)
Publisher: Marcel Dekker
Trade Paperback, 48 pages
Current Retail Price: $6.95
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On a hill overgrown with thistles, by a windmill with a broken wing, and a smithy whose forge had long been cold stood the inn that belonged to Doboshova, the witch.

It was in winter, when it stormed and snowed, that travelers stumbled on the inn where Doboshova and her half-devil husband, Lapitut, plied their witchcraft on just such luckless wayfarers.

Steeped in legend and folklore, peopled with devils, witches, three pretty girls and an equal number of handsome young men, The Fearsome Inn is a fresh and wonderful tale of enchantment.

How Leibel, the cabala student, with the aid of a magic piece of chalk, manages to outwit the evil innkeepers, rescue his fellow victims, and break the spell cast over the inn, will entrance young readers for a long time to come.

Nonny Hogrogian's rich, full-color illustrations add their own witchery to another modern classic for children by a master storyteller.

from the dustjacket


Two witches, who practice their evil trade on lost travelers, are banished through the wisdom of a student of the holy cabala, and the power of his magic chalk.

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