Study Guide

Year of Wonders Characters

By Geraldine Brooks

Anna Frith

Move over, Gloria Steinem—Anna Frith is our new favorite feminist. In Year of Wonders, we...

Michael Mompellion

We're not quite sure how to feel about Michael Mompellion. While he seems like an upstanding guy...

Elinor Mompellion

If Anna had an Instagram account, Elinor would be her #wcw every time. Elinor is both feminine...

Josiah Bont

Josiah Bont isn't winning Father of the Year any time soon. Equal parts con man and bully, this...

Aphra Bont

Aphra does some incredibly evil things over the course of Year of Wonders, but we'd be lying if...

Elizabeth Bradford

If Eyam were a high school, then Elizabeth Bradford would be that popular girl everyone kisses up...

Anys Gowdie

Imagine that a Dr. Bronner's-loving hippie traveled back in time to 1600s England, and you've got...