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4.3 of 5 stars 4.30  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published June 28th 1955 by NAL/Dutton (first published 1955)
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Teresa Gibson
It was serendipity when I was 12 years old and found The Innocent Wayfaring on the library shelf on June 23 way back when. The story takes place June 23--26 in 1370, and there's so many shades of A.A. Milne and Roald Dahl British sophistication working here. I fell in love with it then, and the story still continues to enchant. Anne Richmond, from a wealthy family, is schooled at an abbey run by her aunt, the prioress. But Anne knows she's only being groomed to be a housewife or a nun and would ...more
One of my absolute favorite books as a child.
Writing in 1943, the author sets a romantic wayfaring withing the historical context of 13th century England. Along the way with Anne Richmond, Nicholas Ware and a pet monkey, the reader meets a host of characters true to the 13th century. Regardless of the 20th century context from which Ms Chute wrote, this is still a worthy tale for Young Adult readers to enjoy.
Katarina D.
this book is a classic love story. i absolutely adored it. you've probably never heard of it before, but you should. it's SO fantabulous
Sweetly old-fashioned (it was written in the 1940s), with a nice sense of humor.
Elizabeth Lund
very entertaining light historical novel
Rebecca Radnor
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