Curious about fiction that features Quakers, either as main characters or minor characters.Does anyone recommend - or not recommend - any in particular?I'm in the middle of one now that somebody…Continue
"The Iron Bridge by David E. Morse
Glad to see this one mention, in the previous post. Science fiction. Mentioned often in the non-fiction work Quakernomics.
This Youtube about the bridge mentions Quakers (that Darby was one)…"
"I think this is the comprehensive list of mentioned books in this thread. We have been sharing fiction books with major/minor Quaker characters. (This includes the list from Fran's 2012 goodreads list that is shared as a post in…"
"I read a few years ago Quaker Summer by Lisa Samson. It's in some series called Women of Faith Fiction. This particular novel spoke to me solely for the title. It focuses on a woman who is in personal crisis and after an…"
""Moby Dick": I suppose that Quakers did own the whaling business, but were too refined to work on the ships, so Ahab, Bildad etc. are no Quakers.
James Michener: "Texas" gives a good and rather critical account of a young…"
"I fear this chain is now dead but I'd mention the English brothers Harvey as two Quaker authors of fiction. Thomas Edmund Harvey (1875-1955) wrote Poor Raoul and other fables (1905) but is better known as a politician while his brother…"