Buy Used
£0.01
+ £2.69 delivery
Used: Good | Details
Sold by Re-Read
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Unclipped jacket. Book is in good condition. Discolouration present. Creasing present. Fingermarks present. Cover has very little wear. Sloped spine. Small marks on front and back cover. Small marks on back of front and back cover, front of first page and back of last page. Small tare mark on page 203 and 204. Small mark on most pages. Fold crease on page 95 and 96.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Last Runaway Hardcover – 14 Mar 2013

4.4 out of 5 stars 725 customer reviews

See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
Kindle Edition
Hardcover, 14 Mar 2013
£0.01
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.



Product details

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins (14 Mar. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007350341
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007350346
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 3.2 x 22.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 725 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 285,752 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
  • Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
    If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Product description

Review

Praise for The Last Runaway:

‘I have always admired Tracy Chevalier's un-showy brilliance, and this moving story of a young English Quaker girl trapped between duty and conscience in 1850s Ohio is the best thing she's written since Girl with a Pearl Earring’ Rose Tremain

The Last Runaway is a joy to read. Chevalier handles the intersection of two stories – those of pioneering Quakers and escaping slaves – with verve, imagination and, above all, compassion’ Maggie O’Farrell

‘A brave, warm-hearted, moving book; the characters are well-drawn and credible; the local colour meticulously detailed’ Joanne Harris

‘By far her best book since Girl With A Pearl Earring if not better’ Amanda Craig

‘Chevalier places her heroine at the heart, constructing a synergy between character and plot that makes this novel exquisitely complete… addictively compelling… Honor Bright deserves a sequel’ THE TIMES

‘Her best since Girl With a Pearl Earring… as a serious novel about a genuine moral dilemma, it is highly recommended’ THE INDEPENDENT

‘Chevalier immerses herself in period and place. Her research, as always, is meticulous and lightly worn… an entertaining read’ GUARDIAN

‘Tracy Chevalier has woven a rich tapestry here, setting her protagonist at the crosswords of a time explosive with issues surrounding slavery, rapidly changing industry, America’s pioneering spirit and its racial divide’ INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

‘Chevalier’s eye for the telling detail brings it vividly to life. As simple and plain as a Quaker bonnet, but, like a Quaker soul, it contains a hidden light’ LITERARY REVIEW

‘A gripping and potent novel which shows Chevalier at the height of her powers’ THE EXPRESS

‘Tracy Chevalier has found a subject that both fascinates and moves her and the result is this quietly powerful and gripping novel’ The MAIL

About the Author

Tracy Chevalier is the author of six previous novels, including the international bestseller Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Virgin Blue, Falling Angels, The Lady and the Unicorn, Burning Bright and Remarkable Creatures. Born in Washington, DC, she moved to London in 1984, where she lives with her husband and son. She has a website at www.tchevalier.com.



Customer reviews

Top customer reviews

22 August 2016
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
3 April 2015
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
2 people found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
3 July 2014
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
VINE VOICE
23 November 2014
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
21 April 2014
Format: Paperback|Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
|Comment|Report abuse
6 July 2018
Format: Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase

Would you like to see more reviews about this item?

Most recent customer reviews

Where's My Stuff?

Delivery and Returns

Need Help?