The last fortnight I have loved reading "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier (she previously wrote The Girl with the Pearl earring). The main character in it, Honor Bright, is a quiet, peace loving Quaker who travels with her sister from England to America in the 1800's .  Don't worry this blog is not going to be a book review I am getting to the point I promise!
Being a keen patchworker and very accomplished in sewing, when she arrives one of the many differences she discovers between the t...
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