The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home. But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between [...]
Forced to leave England and struggling with illness, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom.
The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home. But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between [...]
The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring. 1850s Ohio: should modest Quaker Honor Bright hide runaway slaves from the ruthless men who hunt them down? THE LAST RUNAWAY is the story of bad men and spirited women, surprising marriages and [...]
Fictional character sketches by John Banville, Tracy Chevalier, Julian Fellowes, Alexander McCall Smith, Terry Pratchett, Sarah Singleton, Joanna Trollope and Minette Walters. To complement recent research into the identities of mystery sitters in its Collection, the [...]
England im 19. Jahrhundert: zwei ungewöhnliche Frauen und ein spektakulärer Fund am Strand. England, 1830: Elizabeth Philpot, eine junge Frau aus besseren Kreisen, deren Familienerbe nicht zu einem standesgemäßen Leben in London reicht, wird von ihrem Bruder in den kleinen [...]
Marked for greatness after being struck by lightning in infancy, Mary Anning discovers a fossilized skeleton near her 19th century home that triggers attacks on her character and upheavals throughout the religious, scientific, and academic communities.
English; Paperback / Softback
Released: 26.10.2010 / Delivery time: 3-5 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
From the moment she's struck by lightening as a baby, it is clear that Mary Anning is marked for greatness. On the windswept, fossil-strewn beaches of the English coast, she learns that she has "the eye"-and finds what no one else can see. When Mary uncovers an unusual [...]
When Mary Anning uncovers an unusual fossilized skeleton near her English coast home, she sets the community on edge. Mary soon finds a champion in prickly Elizabeth Philpot. Their relationship strikes a delicate balance between fierce loyalty, mutual appreciation, and [...]
English; Paperback / Softback
Released: 2010 / Delivery time: at least 4 weeks (title will be specially ordered)
Quand Honor Bright se décide à franchir l'Atlantique pour accompagner, au coeur de l'Ohio, sa soeur promise à un Anglais récemment émigré, elle pense pouvoir recréer auprès d'une nouvelle communauté le calme de son existence de jeune quaker : broderie, prière, silence. Mais [...]
Schenken und Lesen - Bedrucktes Ganzleinen mit Lesebändchen. England, 1830: Elizabeth Philpot, eine junge Frau aus besseren Geschenkausgabe im kleinen Format, bedrucktes Ganzleinen mit Lesebändchen. Kreisen, deren Familienerbe nicht zu einem standesgemäßen Leben in London [...]