Monthly Archives: July 2011

March by Geraldine Brooks

March is Geraldine Brook’s second novel (her first being Year of Wonders). The story is a very disturbing account of one man’s experiences as a chaplain for the Union army in the American civil war. The title character John March … Continue reading

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Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

This is Geraldine Brook’s first novel and I found it brilliant and heart-wrenching. The setting is Eyam Derbyshire in 1665-1666 and is based on fact as this village was almost wiped out by the plague at the time. The story … Continue reading

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