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The Plague Tales

by Ann Benson

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7587965M
ISBN 100613164105
ISBN 109780613164108

While The Plague is a tale of absurdist philosophy, it is also a novel with living characters and a deeply human story, and Camus’ writing is potent in its imagery of suffering, despair, and courage. The chronicle’s unknown narrator eventually reveals himself as Dr. Rieux, who has been trying to take a more detached view of the plague. This. Like "Plague Tales," the Willis book alternates between the 14th century and England of the future. While superficially similar, "Plague Tales" is much more of a bio-thriller that is a fun book to read once and then pass along to a friend, while "Doomsday Book" is a deeper, more polished book with a stronger emotional impact that you will want /5(36).

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Plague Tales by Ann Benson (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). From the primitive cures of the Middle Ages to the biological police state of our near future, The Plague Tales is a thrilling race against time and mass destruction. For in , humankind's last hope for survival can come only from one place: out of a dark and tortured past."

From the primitive cures of the Middle Ages to the biological police state of our near future, The Plague Tales is a thrilling race against time and mass destruction. For in , humankind’s last hope for survival can come only from one place: out of a dark and tortured past. The Plague Summary. From the title, you know this book is about a plague. This particular plague happens in a Algerian port town called Oran in the s. The story is narrated to us by an odd, nameless narrator strangely obsessed with objectivity, who tends to focus on a man named Dr. Bernard Rieux. The mess starts when rats everywhere die.


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Inevitably, comparisons will be drawn between this book and "Doomsday Book" by Connie Willis, a Nebula and Hugo award winner which contains the story of Kirin, a student in future London who is mistakenly sent back to a 14th century English village just when plague is breaking out.

Like "Plague Tales," the Willis book alternates between the /5(93). The Plague Tales is comprised of two distinct narratives; one set in the s, about a Jewish doctor charged with keeping the English royal family safe from the Bubonic Plague and the other set in the future (!), as an forensic archeologist unwittingly releases the ancient bacteria/5().

The Plague Tales - Kindle edition by Benson, Ann. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5(94).

From the primitive cures of the Middle Ages to the biological police state of our near future, The Plague Tales is a thrilling race against time and mass destruction. For inhumankind's last hope for survival can come only from one place: out of a /5(24).

There are so many books on the Plague (or black death, as some writers refer to it). I’ve included both fiction and nonfiction here, so if you really want to steep yourself in academic history or want to read a fun (if depressing) reinterpretation of the Canterbury Tales, it is all is so much work done on the Plague, it was nearly impossible to narrow it down!Author: Holly Genovese.

While superficially similar, "Plague Tales" is much more of a bio-thriller that is a fun book to read once and then pass along to a friend, while "Doomsday Book" is a deeper, more polished book with a stronger emotional impact that you will want to read again and again/5(82).

The Plague Tales A terrific read.A blend of the historical & the 21st century, very well written & spell binding. I listened all in one day as I found I had to know what happened next. The narrator is one of the best so far at Audible. The Plague Tales Publisher's Summary Fourteenth-century physician Alejandro Canches, caught performing a forbidden autopsy in his Spanish homeland, flees through Europe at the time of the Black Death to escape execution for his heretical deed.

39 rows  A Plague Tale: Innocence is an action-adventure horror stealth game developed by Asobo Developer(s): Asobo Studio. While superficially similar, "Plague Tales" is much more of a bio-thriller that is a fun book to read once and then pass along to a friend, while "Doomsday Book" is a deeper, more polished book with a stronger emotional impact that you will want to read again and again.

The Plague (French: La Peste) is a novel by Albert Camus, published inthat tells the story from the point of view of an unknown narrator of a plague sweeping the French Algerian city of won with this work the Nobel Prize for literature in The novel presents a snapshot of life in Oran as seen through the author's distinctive absurdist point of : Albert Camus.

The Physician's Tale continues the story and/or includes characters found in Benson's previous books, The Plague Tales, The Burning Road, and The Thief of Souls. The formula Benson started in these tales is to have each chapter written as parallel narratives, one set in 21st century America and the other in 14th century Europe (or 15th in Thief 4/5.

From the bestselling author of The Plague Tales comes a spellbinding new novel that sweeps from medieval France to America in the year —interweaving two gripping stories and two extraordinary eras. In fourteenth-century France, pockets of plague still bring death to peasants and noblemen alike.

The Plague Tales Ann Benson, Author Delacorte Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Burning Road; Buy this book First-novelist Benson reveals. The Hardcover book of Plague of Corruption will be restocked soon.

Amazon states it's "Temporarily out of stock. Order now and we'll deliver when available." We'll e-mail you with an estimated delivery date as soon as we have more information. Your account will only be charged when we ship the item.". About The Plague Tales.

Fourteenth-century physician Alejandro Guzman, caught performing an autopsy in Spain, flees across Europe at the time of the Black Death to escape execution for his heretical deed. When he arrives in the Papal city of Avignon, he is conscripted against his will to serve as a Plague Doctor in the court of England’s.

While superficially similar, "Plague Tales" is much more of a bio-thriller that is a fun book to read once and then pass along to a friend, while "Doomsday Book" is a deeper, more polished book with a stronger emotional impact that you will want to read again and again.4/5(83).

The story of two plagues, one in the 14th century, the other in the 21st, and the different way they are handled. In the first one the protagonist is a Jew who performs an autopsy on a Christian for which he is punished by the local bishop, in the second the protagonist is an American woman surgeon/5(16).

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A Plague Tale: Innocence is a video game developed by Asobo Studio and published by Focus Home Interactive. Developed for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, the title offers an adventure supported by an original scenario, with gameplay that blends action, adventure, and stealth phases.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Plague Tales: The Physician's Tale by Ann Benson (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!The Plague stories come in several different types. In the first, the protagonists are usually trying to find a cure or preventing it from spreading further.

Expect Storyboarding the Apocalypse and a Spreading Disaster Map Graphic from such stories. The second is where the Plague is. The book − consisting of nine interconnecting stories with a premise of disaster − is, according to one reviewer, a trip through a variety of dystopias (famine, flood, pestilence, plague and.