Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague
In 1666, a young woman comes of age during an extraordinary year of love and death. Inspired by the true story of Eyam, a "plague village" in the rugged hill country of England, "Year of Wonders" is a richly detailed evocation of a singular moment in history, written by the author of "Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women."
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Surpassing ChicklitUser Review - been there, read that - Borders
Great read from a great author. Had a friend who was sure her husband would love it because it's so good. I had to spell it out for her that it's chicklit (strong female characters, lesser developed or weak male characters). The quality of the writing is such that it almost defies the category. Read full review
Transcending time and space.User Review - stilettoarmy - Borders
This is a beautifully, rich woven story of one woman's struggle through the plague of 1666 and the story of one village touched by love and birth and death and madness and finally enlightenment ... Read full review