For more than a century, the small town of Haddan, Massachusetts, has been divided, as if by a line drawn down the centre of Main Street, separating those born and bred in the 'village' from those who attend the prestigious Haddan School. But one October night, the two worlds are thrust together by an inexplicable death.
Alice Hoffman is the author of many successful novels, and has also written screenplays. Practical Magic was made into a major film, and film rights to Here on Earth and Turtle Moon have also been sold. She is in her forties, married, has two sons and lives in Massachusetts.