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This is one of the best books in what I call "plague fiction" The plague itself is really more in the background, but it is the engine which starts and drives the story. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Confucious
From the first few pages, I could almost hear the deep and powerful voice of James Earl Jones narrating, carrying the promise of an epic film. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D.Beyer
This book is extremely well-written and the setting well-researched. Kudos to the author for having an amazing command of the English language, but this review is not about HOW... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Scully
This is an historical novel in that it is set in medieval times and during a plague. But it isn't a plague book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ari
I was kind of disappointed with this book. The characters didn't draw me in - I had the feeling the book was written in a hurry without a lot of character development. Read morePublished 7 months ago by book maven
Set during the Plague that arrived and then rapidly spread in England in 1348, this novel is to be recommended to those who like historical fiction. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Carl Stubbs
Good read. I happened upon the book when searching of a British historical novel for my son to read for English class. Read morePublished 9 months ago by JAM
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I liked (and liked to hate) the characters, and there were lots of nice little historical touches here... Read morePublished 9 months ago by H. Caulberg