A young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the extraordinary year of 1666, when plague suddenly struck a small Derbyshire village. This novel explores love and learning, fear and fanaticism, and the struggle of 17th century science and religion to deal with a seemingly diabolical pestilence and it is also an eloquent memorial to the real-life Derbyshire villagers who chose to suffer alone during England's last great plague.
  • Author: Brooks, Geraldine
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 01/10/2008
  • ISBN: 9781841154589
  • B-Code: B027310
  • Pages: 336
  • Dimensions: 198x129mm