UNLIMITED Audiobooks and eBooks

Over 40,000 books & works on all major devices

Get ALL YOU CAN for FREE for 30 days!

The Following of the Star

Florence L. Barclay

How does All You Can Books work?

All You Can Books gives you UNLIMITED access to over 40,000 Audiobooks, eBooks, and Foreign Language courses. Download as many audiobooks, ebooks, language audio courses, and language e-workbooks as you want during the FREE trial and it's all yours to keep even if you cancel during the FREE trial. The service works on any major device including computers, smartphones, music players, e-readers, and tablets. You can try the service for FREE for 30 days then it's just $19.99 per month after that. So for the price everyone else charges for just 1 book, we offer you UNLIMITED audio books, e-books and language courses to download and enjoy as you please. No restrictions.

Book Excerpt: 
. . .Sarah's and David's of course—were clasped. Above these again, flew two turtle-doves. They carried a scroll between them, depending from either beak, bearing in gold lettering, "The Compliments of the Season." At the bottom of the card were two blank lines beginning with "To ——" and "From ——". Sarah had filled in, with much labour, and rather brown ink:

To the Reverant David rivers
From Yours rispectfully Sarah

David, delighted, stood the card in the place of honour on the mantel-piece, in front of the clock. When Sarah came in, he stopped whistling to Chappie, went forward at once and shook hands with her, thanking her warmly for the Christmas card.

"The only one I received, Sarah; and I do think it most awfully pretty."

Sarah admitted that it was that; explained at great length where she got it, and why she chose it; and described a good many other cards she had nearly bought but eventually re. . . Read More

Community Reviews

One of the very best books I've ever read!

This is an extremely old-fashioned book. I love the love story and the faith journey of both main characters. But don't read it if you're looking for present day sensibilities. It's pretty sexist. Seriously though, I absolutely love the story. But it's definitely not written for today's world.

Delightful old romance with a very unusual plot. This is an old favorite of mine.

Started off a bit strangely. It's a rather unconventional romance, and I wasn't quite sure where the author was going with it. I should have trusted Barclay to come through in the end. It's a bit preachy (OK, a lot preachy) but still a satisfying read.

David Rivers has been ministering in Africa for several years. While on sick leave in England, he meets the fascinating Diana. After leading her to the Lord, she presents an interesting business proposal to him-a proposal of marriage! The only way this independent woman can keep her inheritance is a

I enjoyed the story in "The Following of the Star". I was given a copy published in 1911, the year it was copyrighted, so it made it even more special. I love old books. This is a book that I might re-read again sometime in the future.

View More Reviews