No Shame, No Fear (Quaker Trilogy #1)
A young Quaker girl and the son of a wealthy merchant face intolerance and persecution in this gripping historical novel that evokes the passion and idealism of young love.
"Don't cry. We won't be parted. I promise."
It is 1662, and England is reeling from the aftereffects of civil war, with its clashes of faith and culture. Susanna, a young Quaker girl, leaves her family to
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I believe this is the 1662 law mentioned in the book, if you wish to read it: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/repo... If ...more
William finds himself inexplicably drawn to Susanna and her Quaker tradition. ...more
It is an interesting plot which presents good examples of courage and standing up for what you believe in.
However, as the love story between Susana and William progresses a lot of emphasis is put on the physical aspect ...more
I was fascinated with the historical aspect of this story. I had no idea how the Quakers were persecuted in England in the 1600s. And of course, with modern sensibilities, some of it was hard to read. But the historical element of this book was well done. Right down to the stench from sewage running down the middle of the road to the difficult ...more
The characters portrayed a good example of local life, as it was thought to be. However Will annoyed me, as he was so naive, he reminded me of Romeo, due to his eagerness to marry a younger girl, after only knowing her for a short period of time. Suzanna, on the other hand, was br ...more
Buku ini dibagi dua sudut pandang, Will dan Susanna secara selang-seling. Sesuai sinopsisnya, ini memang kisah dua orang di masa kepercayaan dianggap tabu. Terus-terang saya tidak terlalu mengerti sistem kepercayaan apa yang dimaksud. Saya harus membuka Wikipedia dulu. Itu pun saya hanya baca sekilas.
Pada dasarnya, di zaman itu Inggris meme ...more
"Don't cry, we won't be parted, I promise.' - Will
No Shame, No Fear is set in England 1662, just after the civil war and there are many disputes over religious faith and culture.
Susanna is a young Quaker girl who has left her home in a small countryside village to go to work as a servant in the town of Hemsbury after her father is in jail for his Quaker beliefs and the bailiffs have raided her home. In the community, the Quakers are a feared, hated by some because o ...more
Will Heywood is about to be apprenticed when he meets Susanna. His father hates Quakers and would never approve of their growing relationship ...more
Susanna is a young Quaker woman used to the hardships and taunts thrown at her people. Will is the son of a wealthy merchant, used to fine cloth, servants, and the frivolities of his rank. When Susanna takes a job as an assistant in a bookseller’s house in the town, her life and Will’s collide. As Will slowly takes on the Quaker way of life, they fight persecution on all sides–from the government that wants to take thei ...more
This is a story of love (romantic and lo ...more