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The Witches
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Author Roald Dahl
Illustrator Quentin Blake
Original Publication date 27 October 1983
Originally Published by Jonathan Cape
Original ISBN 978-0-14-132264-3
Publication Order
Preceded by
The BFG (1982)
Followed by
The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me (1985)

The Witches is the book about proper witches and the tale of a boy who encounters them.


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Characters Edit

Luke Eveshim (unnamed narrator in the book, named in film), the main character (protagonist) and a boy who is transformed into a mouse by witches.

Helga Eveshim (Grandmamma in the book, named in film), the second main character (deuteragonist) and Luke's grandma.

Bruno Jenkins, the third main character (tritagonist) and a boy who is, along with Luke, transformed into a mouse


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Eva Ernst  (named in film), the Grand High Witch, ruler of the witches and the main antagonist.

Mr. Stringer, the hotel manager Mr. Jenkins, Bruno's father.

Mrs. Jenkins, Bruno's mother.

Woman in Black, a witch that Luke encounters under a tree. She is the first witch Luke encounters.

Beatrice (named in film), a witch that the Grand High Witch incinerates.

Mildred, the witch who smelled Luke.

Chambermaid, a minor antagonist who acts more like a snitch than a maid, trying to catch Luke with his two mice so that his pets will be drowned.

William, a waiter.

Adaptations Edit

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