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This book was very well written and had a great story line.
Because I found this story so well written, I was just a little disappointed in the ending, which seemed a bit rushed and contrived.
This is a book ostensibly about the plague, but ultimately about faith, birth, death, love, and the human condition.
Wonderful, fascinating historical novel. One review I read thought that the ending was too far-fetched, but that didn't really bother me. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Barbara Van Horn
Audiobook was worth every nickel and minute. Initially I was a bit put off by reader's voice and pace; but I got over that as the story was not easy to put down for a break for... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Patricia A Davidson
Wonderfully written. Gives a heartbreaking insight into the plague as it ravaged a small town and the sacrifice made by the brave townspeople. Based on fact. Un-putdown-able...Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
My book group read this book and everyone loved it! There were enough twists & turns in it to make it interesting. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Marlene A Walb
This account of a mid-1600's village where the black death appears is uneven. There are moments of great drama but also of great tedium as Brooks reveals the 'domestic' response... Read morePublished 11 days ago by vmcla
Just can't go wrong reading books by Geraldine Brooks. She captivates me every time. Wonderful book.Published 12 days ago by Lumpydenver
Entertaining "faction" using known facts and writing a ficticious story around them It is not too taxing, and carries no deep and meaningful message, just a very well... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Linton Hayres
Loved the book... until the ending which I did not like.Published 16 days ago by Southern California Gardener