Study Guide

Year of Wonders Tough-o-Meter

By Geraldine Brooks


(4) Base Camp

Although Year of Wonders takes place in 1600s England, don't expect the writing style to be quite as old fashioned. Author Geraldine Brooks will occasionally throw in an antiquated word or two, but she writes in an approachable way that shouldn't be challenging to most readers.

Now, that's a wonder.