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Fiction - Historical Fiction - ISBN: 184115458X, 0142000787, 0007144202

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“A Novel Of The Plague”

published 24/05/2005

A thrilling read that I found gripping and extreme...

Slightly Americanised ending!

I've been doing the Times bookclub thing. Each week a bestseller is only 99p with a copy of The Time. 'Year Of Wonders' by Geraldine Brook was one of these. I had been wanting to read this book for ages (and for 99p it was a bargain) ...and it was so worth the wait! Geraldine Brooks was...

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Great story, fascinating characters, haunting read

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I have been interested in the Plague since I learnt about the events of 1665 and 1666 in school, all those years ago. My fascination continues now and I will often buy a book if it has a Plague theme. I read a review of this book here on Ciao and it sounded just my kind of novel, so I bought a...

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The story of truly moving event from English histo...

... told by an American (sorry)

In 21st century England, the Derbyshire village of Eyam is located just on the edge of Sheffield - and without a car it can be pretty hard to get to. In 17th century England, it was in the back of beyond - most people had no idea where it was. But the village has its own unique page in English...

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