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Published by Benn .
Written in English


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Originally published 1929.

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

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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 in , Herbert 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).