Year of Wonders
  • Author : Geraldine Brooks
  • Release Date : 27 September 2022
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Great Britain
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 13 : 0142000787
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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."

Year of Wonders

Year of Wonders

Author : Geraldine Brooks
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Great Britain
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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 ...

Year of Wonders

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