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The Last Runaway The Stunning New Novel From The Bestselling Author Of Girl With A Pearl Earring Honor Bright Is A Sheltered Quaker Who Has Rarely Ventured Out Of 1850s Dorset When She Impulsively Emigrates To America Opposed To The Slavery That Defines And Divides The Country, She Finds Her Principles Tested To The Limit When A Runaway Slave Appears At The Farm Of Her New Family In This Tough, Unsentimental Place, Where Whisky Bottles Sit Alongside Quilts, Honor Befriends Two Spirited Women Who Will Teach Her How To Turn Ideas Into Actions.


10 thoughts on “The Last Runaway

  1. says:

    Oh, goodreads Why does thee not allow for a half star rating If thy did, I would give this book a solid 2.5 star rating For the cover art, I would give thy a 5 star rating But I digress Tracy Chevalier s latest book examines the Quakers role in the Underground Railroad during the mid 1800s We see this time period through the eyes of one Honor Brigh


  2. says:

    A Quaker girl from England landed up in Faithwell, Ohio, 1850, right in the middle of the Underground Railroad s path Heartsick and homesick, Honor Haymaker struggled to wrap her mind around the slavery laws of America and the way it was applied in the northern states Milking cows, sewing quilts, making hay, bottling the bounty of summer for the har


  3. says:

    Simply put, this is one of the BEST historical novels I have ever read.The plot After being jilted by her fiance in England, Quaker woman Honor Bright decides to accompany her sister Grace to America and help Grace adjust to her upcoming marriage and impending life as a pioneer woman But when tragedy befalls them, Honor finds herself alone in a stran


  4. says:

    This novel was enjoyable enough However, reading it gives one a sensation of floating atop the story nothing pulls a person in or attaches itself to the reader s emotions The story is just too light The first hundred pages are largely given over to quilting patterns and sewing techniques, which is fine enough if one has a taste for such thorough narra


  5. says:

    Honor Bright follows her sister Grace over to America in 1850 She crosses the sea in the Adventurer and makes her slow way to Faithwell, Ohio She meets despair and tragedy along the way and quickly finds herself in an uncomfortable situation almost as quickly as she arrives Honor is a Quaker and lives within her community of Friends She finds that Fait


  6. says:

    I am trying to figure out today what made this book so unputdownable last night I was up reading it until I finished at 3am and the only thing I can come up with is the character of Honor Bright She is such a sympathetic character and I wanted to know what happened to her.The Last Runaway is the story of Honor Bright, a young Quaker woman who leaves Eng


  7. says:

    I did not like this as much as I thought I would I like Chevalier, I like Historical Fiction, and I adore books of this period That s why the book gets a three star rating from me, but it leans towards the lower end of the 3 The book s weakness to me is the wishy washy main character Honor Bright She drifts along with events, believes in Silence so much


  8. says:

    Tracy Chevalier is so skilled at getting under the skin of the protagonist in a specific period whether it s a 19th century fossil collector or a 15th century Belgian weaver, you always believe her Honor Bright is a real person from page 1 of The Last Runaway and you are rooting for her The book tackles a difficult subject the rights and wrongs of helping


  9. says:

    Oy I ve enjoyed a couple of Chevalier s other works many years ago They are light, interesting, fun books to read listen to The artistic side of the story adds appeal and interest for me, as I enjoy crafting and the arts, etc This story, however, seems to miss all the marks The characters seem flat Honore is too na ve, despite her sheltered upbringing She


  10. says:

    After being spurned by her fianc in 1850s England, Quaker Honor Bright accompanies her sister Grace to Ohio, where Grace is to be married Soon Honor must fend for herself Feeling unwelcomed by her sister s fiance and his sister in law, Honor marries a local Quaker man and moves to his family s farm, where she also feels unwanted Against their wishes, Honor


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