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Plague Year (Fawcett Juniper)

by Alex Hill

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Published by Fawcett .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7568668M
ISBN 100449704033
ISBN 109780449704035

  Book Summary: The title of this book is A Plague Year and it was written by Edward Bloor, John Rawlings. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by . Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague is a international bestselling historical fiction novel by Geraldine Brooks. It was chosen as both a New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book. Plot introduction. The novel is written in the point of view of a housemaid named Anna Frith, on what she lives through when the plague hits her village.

A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe ISBN ISBN Paperback; New York: Random House Publishing Group, ; ISBN   Here are some literary quotes for a pandemic that are surprisingly apt, even in these “unprecedented” times. “’I wish it need not have happened in my time,’ said Frodo. ‘So do I,’ said Gandalf, ‘and so do all who live to see such times.

  Synopsis From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'March' and 'People of the Book'. A young woman's struggle to save her family and her soul during the extraordinary year of , when plague suddenly struck a small Derbyshire village. In , plague Reviews: K. A Journal of the Plague Year Autobiography has often been a response to moments of historical crisis. Diaries such as those of Anne Frank who wrote about the hardships of living in Nazi Germany as a Jew, the Bronte Sisters who wrote of the era in which they lived, and Nelson.


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Jeff Carlson is the international bestselling author of Plague Year, Long Eyes, Interrupt and The Frozen Sky. To date, his work has been translated into seventeen languages worldwide.

His new novel is Frozen Sky 3: Blindsided. Readers can find free excerpts, videos, contests, and more on his website at 4/4(). Plague Year by Stephanie S Tolan was first published inand is aimed at the Young Adult audience.

Set in an American HIgh School, this story is straight to the point, at times shocking, often uncomfortable and has a strong message to tell/5.

I live at feet, not too far down the road from Leadville, CO, the capital of the United States in Jeff Carlson's Plague Year trilogy - Plague Year, Plague War and Plague Zone. Naturally I was intrigued by the premise, a worldwide nanotechnology contagion devours all warm-blooded organisms living be feet in elevation/5.

"Jeff Carlson is a terrific writer and Plague Year is a marvelous book, full of memorable characters, white-knuckle scenes, and big ideas.

Get in on the ground floor with this exciting new author." -Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo and Nebula Award-winning author of Rollback4/4(). Published inDefoe’s text is technically a novel, but historians and epidemiologists have praised it as an accurate report of life in London during “the Great Plague.” Defoe, who is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, did live in London inbut he was only five years : Eliott Grover.

In the plague swept through London, claiming o lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create this vivid chronicle of the epidemic and its victims.

Daniel Defoe 's A Journal of the Plague Year is a first-person, mostly nonlinear narrative told by protagonist H.F., an unmarried saddler whose name is only. A Journal of the Plague Year is a book by Daniel Defoe, first published in March It is an account of one man's experiences of the yearin which the bubonic plague struck the city of London in what became known as the Great Plague of London, the last epidemic of plague in that city.

This book is a fascinating record of trying to cope during the capital’s last plague epidemic of Daniel Defoe was only around five years old during the Great Plague that claimed nearlylives. This makes A Journal of the Plague Year, originally published inan imaginative reconstruction. being Observations or Memorials of the most remarkable occurrences, as well public as private, which happened in London during the last great visitation in Written by a C ITIZEN who continued all the while in London.

Never made publick before Plague, 2. A Journal of the Plague Year Book by Daniel Defoe ''The Complete Unabridged & Annotated Edition'' A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe.

Thi. In the plague swept through London, claiming o lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create this vivid chronicle of the epidemic and its victims.

A Journal of the Plague Year is a fictionalised account of one man's experiences of the yearin which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings.

Book Overview Read Jeff Carlson's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. View our feature on Jeff Carlson's "Plague Year."The nanotechnology was designed to fight cancer.

Instead, it evolved into the Machine Plague, killing nearly 5/5(5). A Journal of the Plague Year, which is a fictional first-hand account of the bubonic plague, was written and published just before Moll Flanders (also in ). Defoe was five years old when the.

This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. A fictionalised account of one man's experiences of the yearin which the Great Plague struck the city of London.

A Journal of the Plague Year is Daniel Defoe’s novel of the Great Plague of London inpublished fifty-seven years after the event in Defoe intended the book as a warning. At the time of publication there was alarm that plague in Marseilles could cross into England.

A Journal of the Plague Year Written by a Citizen Who Continued All the While in London Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: Great Fire, London, England, -- Fiction Subject: Plague -- Fiction Subject: London (England) -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction.

Daniel Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' () is a fictionalized account of the bubonic plague epidemic that struck London in which Defoe witnessed as a five-year old, the year before the Great Fire of London.

This work is among the first English novels. Inthe Great Plague swept through London, claiming nearlylives. In A Journal of the Plague Year, Defoe vividly chronicles the progress of the epidemic. We follow his fictional narrator through a city transformed-the streets and alleyways deserted, the houses of death with crosses daubed on their doors, the dead-carts on their way.

Year-Old Italian Book About the Plague Now a Best-Seller. April 5, An unusual best-seller has popped up on Amazon: a book that’s years old.

It’s “The Decameron” by Giovanni.The bubonic plague that struck Europe in in London is no doubt one of history's worst tragedies. Daniel Defoe, the author of 'Robinson Crusoe,' wrote a first-person account of this time.

A Plague Year is written like a journal, with Tom narrating his freshman year of high school during Obviously 9/11 plays a pretty big part, especially since Tom lives in Pennsylvania near where United 93 crashed. I really enjoyed reading about Tom and even though nothing much happened the writing was still good.