Lolly Willowes

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Lolly Willowes
Author Sylvia Townsend Warner
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Chatto & Windus
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)

Lolly Willowes; or The Loving Huntsman is a novel by Sylvia Townsend Warner, her first, published in 1926. A satirical comedy of manners incorporating elements of fantasy, it is the story of a middle-aged spinster who moves to a country village to escape her controlling relatives and takes up the practice of witchcraft.[1]


  1. ^ Brian Stableford, " Re-Enchantment in the Aftermath of War", in Stableford, Gothic Grotesques: Essays on Fantastic Literature. Wildside Press, 2009, ISBN 978-1-4344-0339-1 (pp. 110-121)