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Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks

In September 1665, a box of cloth travelled 160 miles north from plague-infested London, to the tiny village of Eyam (pronounced EEM), Derbyshire. It brought Black Death within its folds. In less than a year, 259 of Eyam’s estimated 350 villagers were dead. In the middle of their suffering, convinced … Continue reading

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