By Alice Hoffman

Betrayal of Trust

In the novel "Incantation" by Alice Hoffman, Estrella DeMadrigal is living in 1500 during the Spanish Inquisition. Estrella is like any other teenage girl in the beginning. She had a best friend named Catalina and loved family as well as the peaceful countryside she lived in. This was all until she and Catalina started becoming distant due to troubles with Catalina's cousin, Andres, and Estrella finds out her family is Jewish and had been lying to her the whole time. She faces great confliction.