Outlander Book Club: Book 1, Chapter 26 breakdown

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Outlander Season 1 — Courtesy of STARZ

Claire and Jamie head to Lallybroch in Outlander Book 1, Chapter 26

It’s time for a family reunion. After spending years away from his home, Jamie gets the courage to see his sister again. Claire gets to meet her in-laws. Here’s a chance to break down Outlander Book 1, Chapter 26.

We’re into Part Five of the first book now. We’re also back to the shorter chapters. This one takes less than an hour of Audible. I’ll admit that it took me a little longer as I found myself engrossed in the descriptions that Diana Gabaldon offers. I don’t remember reading them carefully the first time I read this book.

It’s a chapter that is used heavily on the show, and for good reason. This is a chance to see the Fraser stubbornness at its best. We see that Jamie and his sister are extremely similar in personality. At the same time, we get to see the mellower personality of Ian Murray, who quickly becomes someone that Claire likes.

Like the previous chapter, the focus is on the truths coming out. Everything we thought we did know up to this point is a lie. While we don’t find out who told the lie or why, we do get to learn who the father of Jenny’s children is—and it’s not Black Jack Randall.

Let’s take a dive into Outlander Book 1, Chapter 26.

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