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The Last Hours - Minette Walters
The Last Hours
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The Last Hours by Minette Walters will be available Aug 7, 2018. Preorder your copy today!
The Last Hours by Minette Walters will be available Aug 7, 2018. Preorder your copy today!
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780778369318 (0778369315)
ASIN: 0778369315
Publisher: Mira
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 The Last Hours / Minette Walters
When the Black Death enters England through the port in Dorsetshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is—or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The Church cites God as the cause, and fear grips the people as they come to believe that the plague is a punishment for wickedness.But...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5 Local Bookclub read
Walters’ historical novel is a stunning look at how people reacted when the Black Death came to town. Or came to country and tried to come to town, but you burned down the bridge and kept away anyone who looked sick. There is historic precedent for a similar story – see the village of Eyam in Derbys...
Kaethe rated it
5.0 The Last Hours - Minette Walters 
The first outbreaks of the Black Death in Dorset. There is crime and secrets and lies, but this is counterbalanced by great kindness and cooperation and thought. You wouldn't think it could be a hopeful kind of book, but even as the plague strikes so swiftly with such high mortality, it does free up...
Carpe Librum
Carpe Librum rated it
1.0 The Last Hours by Minette Walters
I selected this book based on an online recommendation. The cover and description were appealing, so I decided to give it a shot. The author is new to me, but the era of history is not. Fourteenth century history does, however, seem to be unfamiliar to the author.Very little of the attitudes, speech...
drallapaul rated it
5.0 1346 – all hell breaks loose – enthralling novel
Known for her thrillers, Minette Walters has written an enthralling novel about how the Black Death affects a small community in Dorset. There are many contrasting and interesting characters from Lords to serfs, all well-developed and contributing to the plot. This develops very nicely with intrigue...
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