In the midst of the French Revolution in 1791, Marie-Louise has been abandoned by her lover and is now fleeing the wrath of her family. The unwed mother has entrusted her infant son to her friend, the revolutionary Olympe de Gouges as she sets out to escape. Out of desperation for anonymity, she disguises herself as a man and heads out across the seas. Into the World is an inspirational novel that follows the life of Marie-Louise on her quest across perilous seas, struggling against her own self-doubt, and finding love on her travels to return to her child.
INTO THE WORLD
By Stephanie Parkyn