Fall into Reading at the Nichols Library
The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett is set in the Dark Age before The Pillars of the Earth. In the midst of clashing kings and Viking raids, a monk dreams of making his abbey a center of learning. In The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline, a disgraced governess is sent to a penal colony in colonial Australia. Fifty Words for Rain by Lemmie Ash is about the illegitimate child of a Japanese aristocrat and an American GI born in the aftermath of the World War.