Paperback Year of wonders : a novel of the plague / Geraldine Brooks.
Publication year: 2002
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781841154589 (pbk.) : 184115458X (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2001.
This is the story of a young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the year of 1666, when plague suddenly visits her small Derbyshire vilage and the villagers, inspired by a charismatic preacher, elect to quarantine themselves.
310 p. ; 20 cm.
One of my absolute favourite books! Geraldine Brooks has somehow managed to make something so dark and tragic into a beautiful story full of hope. The writing was evocative, the characters well developed…would recommend in a heartbeat!