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Year of Wonders Reading Companion: Year of Wonders

Year of Wonders

Eyam, Derbyshire

Brooks based her novel on the real-life village of Eyam, located in Derbyshire Dales, England.  Like those in the book, the people of Eyam chose to quarantine themselves after the plague came to their village.

Map of Eyam, England

from Google Maps

Map of Plague Village from Year of Wonders novel

from Year of Wonders / Geraldine Brooks

Eyam on the Web