Conjure Wife

Conjure Wife
By Fritz Leiber
(32 customer reviews)
Total Pages: 190
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A can`t-miss historical classic from a Grand Master of Science Fiction and Fantasy: What if half the world`s population-the female half-practiced witchcraft and kept it a secret from men?

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Norman Saylor, a professor of ethnology, discovers that his wife, Tansy, has put his research in the field of ”Conjure Magic” into practice for the sake of protecting him from other spell-casting faculty wives wishing to further their husbands` careers. A man of science, Norman has only an academic interest in the subject of magic and superstition, and forces Tansy to cease all her workings and to burn all her charms. But, as soon as Norman burns the last charm, things start to fall apart. He has a run-in with a former student, his student secretary accuses him of having seduced her, and he is passed over for a promotion that seemed certain.   Norman begins to have more than his fair share of small accidents: cutting himself while shaving, stepping on carpet tacks, cutting his hand with a letter opener, and more. He begins to imagine that there is a dark presence exploiting his fear[...]

Category: Historical Fiction

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