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Fascinating book. A gripping story, with many surprises. It made more interested to learn more about England in the 1600's, and very grateful to not have lived during that time. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jackie H.
A very well told account of an event in history - some exquisite writing.Published 17 days ago by R. Davidson
This was my very first book by Geraldine Brooks and I can see why she receives such high praise. I absolutely loved this author's narration and the exquisite detail that allowed me... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Cynthia Parten
Fascinating story about a year in an isolated town that loses half its population to the plague.
It doesn't sound like a book that would be enjoyable to read but the author's... Read more
What a clever writer! She has done so much research and managed to make the reader feel that s/he is in the time of the plague. I loved it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Bennett
This book ticked all the boxes for me, as I have always been fascinated with life during the Black Death after studying it at university. Read morePublished 1 month ago by CLBrown
The topic is completely unpleasant, yet I was unable to stop reading the account of the complex, warm, believable, as well as abhorrent & selfish characters. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marie Frantz
Geraldine Brooks is flawless, IMHO. The first novel I read by her was People of the Book, and was totally enthralled. Of all her novels, it is my favorite. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mushy