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Year of Wonders; A novel of the Plague
Year of Wonders A novel of the Plague
Author: Geraldine Brooks
Spring 1666: When the Great Plague reaches the quite Derbyshire village of Eyam, the villagers make an extraordinary decision. The elect to isolate themselves in a fateful quarantine. So begins the year of Wonders, seen through eighteen year old Anna Frith's eyes as she confronts the loss of her family, the disintegration of her community, and t...  more »
ISBN: 31180
Pages: 310
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Publisher: Fourth Estate
Book Type: Paperback
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I enjoyed the book, though it is not for the weak stomached or heavy hearted. The novel illustrates the will of the human spirit and the want of life when there is nothing else to want. The story truly brings you back the 17th century in diction but still remains a simple and light read.
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A quick read about a horrible time. It draws you in without giving you too many horrid details.

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