The novel, Year of Wonders, by Geraldine Brooks can be found in the Resource Centre in the Senior fiction shelves at BROO.
Visit Geraldine Brook's official web-site for biographical details and background information.
Sarah Breger, April 14 2020 interviews Geraldine Brooks about the Coronavirus and the lessons of the story of the village of Eyam.
She explores "social distancing" in the 17th century, the importance of good leadership during quarantine and the theme of self sacrifice.
View the videos of two sessions of Texts in the City at the Wheeler Centre. This series targets VCE students and aims to help them with their study of VCE texts.
In the first session, writer, reviewer and editor in chief of Bookseller + Publisher magazine, Matthia Dempsey talks to Jenny Niven, associate director of the Wheeler Centre about the themes of class, faith, transformation and free choice in the novel, Year of Wonders.
In the second session, writer, Toni Jordan and writer and researcher, Ruby J Murray discuss and explore Year of Wonders.
There have been numerous reviews written on the novel, Year of Wonders.