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white witch of Rosehall.

Herbert George De Lisser

white witch of Rosehall.

by Herbert George De Lisser

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Published by Benn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1929.

The Physical Object
Pagination255p.,20cm
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19517812M

The White Witch Of Rosehall Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(57).   The White Witch of Rosehall is a brilliantly written fictional account of a true story which took place over a century ago on the beautiful island of Jamaica/5(61).

The White Witch of Rosehall Herbert G. de Lisser MACMILLAN CARIBBEAN. Macmillan Education 4 Crinan Street The New Book-keeper .. 1 2. Robert Interferes White in the golden light of the sun it stood, the Great House of Rosehall. It dominated the . The White Witch of Rosehall by Herbert G. de Lisser and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The White Witch of Rosehall by Herbert G De Lisser - AbeBooks.

The White Witch of Rose Hall Annie Palmer, the White Witch of Rose Hall, is the stuff of songs and legends. Yet she was also a real person who lived in Jamaica in the early 19th century and a morbidly fascinating figure in her own right. A very striking and curious story, founded on fact, of the West Indies of the early nineteenth century. Robert Rutherford is sent to the islands to learn the planter's business from the bottom. He becomes an overseer at Rosehall, the property .


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White witch of Rosehall by Herbert George De Lisser Download PDF EPUB FB2

This historical novel by a well respected caribbean author gave me a real sense of the colonial history of jamaica.

it also highlights the infamous story of anne palmer, the reputed witch of rose hall. (the rose hall building still stands, restored and owned by a resort, and it is reputed to be haunted.) the book truly took me back in time. it is atmospheric, and i loved envisioning /5. The White Witch of Rosehall is the most famous legend from Jamaica and,perhaps the entire West Indies.

Every line in this tale breaths suspense. In Annie Palmer you will find a character radiating evil and loathing. You will not put this spellbinding tale down until you know the past,present and future of the horror perpetrated onCited by: 6.

The White Witch of Rosehall is the most famous legend from Jamaica and,perhaps the entire West Indies. Every line in this tale breaths suspense. In Annie Palmer you will find a character radiating evil and loathing.

You will not put this spellbinding tale down until you know the past,present and future of the horror perpetrated on/5(78). Local legend holds that Rose Hall is haunted by its former mistress, the “White Witch” Annie Parker.

Annie Palmer was born in Haiti. Her parents died of yellow fever and she was raised by a woman who taught her witchcraft and voodoo. She moved to Jamaica and married John Palmer, the owner of Rose Hall. de Lisser, Herbert G. Plot Summary: Robert Rutherford is sent to Jamaica to learn the planter’s business from the bottom.

He becomes an overseer at Rosehall, the property of a young widow, Mrs. Palmer, whose three husbands have all died in suspicious circumstances. But there are some inconsistencies in the so-called facts. Many of the White Witch rumors come from a book by H.G.

de Lisser “The White Witch of Rose Hall.” Regardless of what you believe about the tale, Rose Hall is considered one. This summary is of the first chapter of the book "The White Witch of Rosehall” in Jamaica. It tells of a young Book Keeper whose name was Robert Rutherford who was sent to Jamaica in the month of December by his father a plantation owner himself to learn and practice the job of a bookkeeper on a large plantation.

Rose Hall is an eighteenth-century plantation manor house, and the home of Jamaica's most famous ghost—the White Witch of Rose Hall. Of the great houses that once served as the homes of Jamaica's wealthy plantation owners, only fifteen remain today, the others having been burned to the ground by slaves during the Great Jamaican Slave revolt of Herbert George de Lisser CMG, a Jamaican journalist and author, wrote The White Witch of Rose Hall, which was published in Not much is known about the Palmers’ lives, so it was quite easy for de Lisser’s mind to run wild and conjure a story so far from the truth that in a post-slavery colonial environment became quite easy to : Danielle Black.

Situated on the historic 4, acre Rose Hall Estate, and sited on acres of lush greenery and rolling countryside, The White Witch Golf Course is carved from the rolling countryside of Jamaica’s historic Rose Hall Plantation and is an hole championship golf course designed by Robert von Hagge and Rick Baril.

This 6,yard, Par Description Nearly 80 years after it was first published inHerbert de Lisser’s classic tale of murder, mayhem, witchcraft and the slave rebellion of in Jamaica, The White Witch of Rosehall, still holds an awe-inspiring fascination for readers who enjoy horror stories based (so it’s said) on a true story.

The White Witch of Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica is one of the most vicious ghosts, legend, and murder from the World. But who really haunts this Caribbean paradise.

A story so amazing that inspired Johnny Cash, a longtime Jamaican resident, to record “The Ballad of Annie Palmer”. THE WHITE WITCH OF ROSEHALL A very striking and curious story, founded on fact, of the West Indies of the early nineteenth century.

The descriptions of island life and scenery and of Obeah magic are particularly well done. The author was for some forty years editor of the Gleaner, the leading daily paper of the West Indies, and his influence on. The White Witch of Rosehall - Herbert G. De Lisser - Google Books A very striking and curious story, founded on fact, of the West Indies of the earlty nineteenth century.

Robert Rutherford is 4/5(2). A very striking and curious story, founded on fact, of the West Indies of the earlty nineteenth century. Robert Rutherford is sent to the Islands to learn the planter's business from the bottom.

He becomes an overseer at Rosehall, the property of a young widow, Mrs Palmer, whose three husbands have all died in curious : Normanby Press. Rose Hall Plantation – better known today as Rose Hall Great House – in Montego Bay, Jamaica is considered one of the most haunted houses in the western hemisphere.

It has such a notorious reputation that the famous American singer and songwriter, Johnny Cash, wrote a song popularizing the legend created by Herbert de Lisser who immortalized Annie.

A very striking and curious story, founded on fact, of the West Indies of the early nineteenth century. Robert Rutherford is sent to the Islands to learn 3/5(1). With a macabre mix of money, power, sex, death and voodoo, The White Witch of Rosehall is an excellent tale of this beautiful plantation in the paradise of Jamaica.

Having personally visited Rosehall during our family vacation to Jamaica, I can vouch for the accuracy and creepiness of Rosehall that is so well conveyed in this book by Herbert G /5(4).

To many Jamaicans, the White Witch of Rosehall is considered fact, not travelled to Jamaica on numerous occasions and studied Carribean Studies, particularly plantocracy, I felt compelled to read this my opinion, the book is a combination of both fact and fiction - with some folklore thrown in for good by: 6.

White Witch of Rosehall. This is a "must read" if you have been to Jamaica, but anyone who picks up this book can't put it down. Rosehall is a plantation which has become a tourist attraction in Montego Bay.5/5(4).

White Witch of Rose Hall. likes 4 talking about this. Some white some grey magick Some ceremonial /ritual magick. Key occult and witchcraft Followers:   Elite Jamaica takes an in-depth look at the Annie Palmer legend (The white witch or Rose Hall) in the True story of Annie Palmer.

#elitevids #anniepalmer #rosehall #montegobay Thank you for.The White Witch of Rosehall is a delightful read, written by an author who sought not only to entertain, but also to educate." Donna-Marie Tuck, Society for Caribbean Studies Newsletter" "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title/5().