Past Event
Books & Debates

Tracy Chevalier

Fri 15 Feb 2013

The Girl With the Pearl Earring established Tracy Chevalier as one of our most accomplished and popular writers of historical fiction. 

Here she talks about, and reads extracts from her latest book, The Last Runaway, set in 1850s Ohio. The novel follows the Quaker Honor Bright as she flees England for a new life in America; as she struggles to find her place and her voice in a strange land, she must also decide what she is willing to risk for her beliefs.