Amy Brill: The Movement of Stars

Amy Brill's The Movement of Stars tells a story of illicit love and extraordinary ambition.
ISBN: 9780718159924
Author: Amy Brill
Page: 439
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2013
Format: Book
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS
Language: English

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It is 1845, and Hannah Gardner Price dreams of a world infinitely larger than the small Quaker community where she has lived all 25 years of her life - for, as an amateur astronomer, she secretly hopes to discover a comet and win the King of Denmark's prize for doing so.
But she can only indulge her passion for astronomy as long as the men in her life - her father, brother and family friends - are prepared to support it, and so she treads a fine line between pursuing her dreams and submitting to the wishes and expectations of those around her. That line is crossed when Hannah meets Isaac Martin, a young black whaler from the Azores...

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