Father Plotch was a priest asked a question by readers in the Sunday Intruder (Saint Fidgeta and Other Parodies; 23).


While the surname is an uncommon one, we feel Bellairs chose it simply for sounding silly. Though the name brings to mind Robert Bloch, author of, among other titles, Psycho.

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