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The Abolitionist It Is 1807 The British Slave Trade Has Just Been Abolished Anna Ashwell Comes From A Family Line Of Abolitionists, But Her Introduction Into Society Brings With It Questions Than Answers The Call To Step Beyond The Confines Of Fashionable Behaviour Costs Than She Has Bargained For And Anna S Choices Lead Her To Discover The Reality Of Slavery And The Truth About Family Secrets, Hidden Motives And True Love.


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  1. says:

    From the Back Cover It is 1807 The British Slave Trade has just been abolished Anna Ashwell comes from a family line of abolitionists, but her introduction into society brings with itquestions than answers The call to step beyond the confines of fashionable behavior coststhan she has bargained for and Anna s choices lead her to discover the reality of slavery and the truth about family secrets, hidden motives and true love.When Elisabeth Allen offered me to read her latest bo From the Back Cover It is 1807 The British Slave Trade has just been abolished Anna Ashwell comes from a family line of abolitionists, but her introduction into society brings with itquestions than answers The call to step beyond the confines of fashionable behavior coststhan she has bargained for and Anna s choices lead her to discover the reality of slavery and the truth about family secrets, hidden motives and true love.When Elisabeth Allen offered me to read her latest book, I jumped at the chance I loved her Charity s Diary series and was eager to read her newest work I was not disappointed If I was asked with weather the Charity s Diary series or The Abolitionist was better, I would be hard pressed to pick between them.The Abolitionist is...


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    I intend to give my life Anna Ashwell is a young English girl who was born into the heart of England s struggle for the abolition of slavery Though she comes from a family who has been part of the Abolition movement for generations, the choice to embrace it, to make the cause of the slaves her own cause was a choice that Anna had to make for herself It was a choice that would be a defining moment for her, the beginning of a journey that would last her entire life.Sometimes Anna thought that I intend to give my life Anna Ashwell is a young English girl who was born into the heart of England s struggle for the abolition of slavery Though she comes from a family who has been part of the Abolition movement for generations, the choice to embrace it, to make the cause of the slaves her own cause was a choice that Anna had to make for herself It was a choice that would be a defining moment for her, the beginning of a journey that would last her entire life.Sometimes Anna thought that it might be easier to turn away and try to live as if none of this was happening Her family didn t own slaves and didn t take part in the cruel practices then common in the slave trade why should it matter to her what others did since she couldn t really change it anyway Fresh from the press, Elisabeth Allen s latest title, The Abolitionist, chronicles Anna s jo...


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    Plot Interesting There was nothing surprising, but it was a solid plot.Characters The main character was fairly well rounded, though her constant skittishness about standing up for what she believes was rather frustrating She kept making up her mind to stand up for slaves but then backed down whenever she was given the opportunity to do so Also, the secondary characters kind of ran together I had a hard time keeping the other girls straight.Writing This is definitely written to sound l Plot Interesting There was nothing surprising, but it was a solid plot.Characters The main character was fairly well rounded, though her constant skittishness about standing up for what she believes was rather frustrating She kept making up her mind to stand up for slaves but then backed down whenever she was given the opportunity to do so Also, the secondary characters kind of ran together I had a hard time keeping the other girls straight.Writing This is definitely written to sound like Jane Austen and she does a good job The writing style was very Victorian and I enjoyed the sweetness of it.Narrative Unfortunately, this is why I had to give the book a three star rating I do not enjoy books where half of the narrative is written in the form of letters Having to stop and read who the letter is written to and from, as well as pay...


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    I read this book in late January, I believe, and I loved it It deals with a very sensitive subject slavery The book is set in England in the early to mid 1800 s I think Elisabeth Allen did a wonderful, amazing job with this book I really liked her unique idea to incorporate letters into the story I thought it was very clever.The characters were all very well developed and I really liked Anna, Percy, and Captain Dancey One of the things I really liked was Captain Dancey s and Anna s friend I read this book in late January, I believe, and I loved it It deals with a very sensitive subject slavery The book is set in England in the early to mid 1800 s I think Elisabeth Allen did a wonderful, amazing job with this book I really liked her unique idea to incorporate letters into the story I thought it was very clever.The characters were all very well developed and I really liked Anna, Percy, and Captain Dancey One of the things I really liked was Captain Dancey s and Anna s friendship Captain Dancey was a wonderful friend to Anna, but was never afraid to state wha...


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    This book is one of those rare historical stories that speaks just as eloquently to contemporary issues as those of yesteryear As I read I found myself encouraged to stand up for what is right no matter what society says is politically correct The story itself is delightful I had never before read a novel about slavery in England and found The Abolitionist to be a wonderful introduction The book also contains a sweet love story which should not bother even the most sensitive of readers I am This book is one of those rare historical stories that speaks just as eloquently to contemporary issues as those of yesteryear As I read I found myself encouraged to stand up for what is right no matter what society says is politically correct The story itself is delightful I had never before rea...


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