Research & History
I needed to understand how this could have happened? Why were the witch hunts so ferocious in the north of Norway?
I remember standing on the beach at Ekkerøy under the midnight sun and wondering if anyone would ever want to read this book. Was it too much? But then as I looked at the feed on my phone, I read that another woman had been accused of witchcraft, put on trial, and executed in her village in India that very day. The story of the witch hunts of the past are still chillingly relevant for the world we live in now.
The Steilneset Memorial which honours everyone who lost their lives to the witch trials.