Fascinated with witches and magic since his childhood, Scott jumped at the idea of his son-in-law to write a small volume about the subject at his home in Abbotsford shortly after his first paralytic stroke in February of 1830. Scott's skepticism about the supernatural divided his audience and critics, but made the work a great commercial success.
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