Tag Archives: Geraldine Brooks

People of the Book

—4— Well, I think I have now read enough of Geraldine Brook’s work to say that I am truly a fan of her writing.  It is always thoughtful and consistent, and often mesmerizing and beautiful.  Her novel People of the Book … Continue reading

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March

—4— Geraldine Brooks’ March tells the story of Mr. March, the mostly absent father in Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women. During the classic novel, Mr. March is away in the Civil War, while at home we see the March girls … Continue reading

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Year of Wonders

  —4—  First off, I love diseases and plagues.  Well, at least reading and learning about them.  The Black Death, 1918 Influenza, you name it, I want to read about it.  And I love historical fiction.  So I knew I’d … Continue reading

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Intro: Year of Wonders

“I used to love this season.  The wood stacked by the door, the tang of its sap still speaking of forest.  The hay made, all golden in the low afternoon light.  The rumble of the apples tumbling into the cellar … Continue reading

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