Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere

Author:   Jeanette Winterson ,  Emmeline Pankhurst
Publisher:   Canongate Books Ltd
Edition:   Main
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9781786896216


Pages:   80
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Format:   Hardback
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One hundred years on from the first women in the UK securing the right to vote, and sixty years after women secured the right to sit as members of the House of Lords, Jeanette Winterson examines the recent campaigns promoting the equality of women and explores what can be learnt from the Suffragette movement a century ago.

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Author:   Jeanette Winterson ,  Emmeline Pankhurst
Publisher:   Canongate Books Ltd
Imprint:   Canongate Books Ltd
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Width: 12.00cm , Height: 1.40cm , Length: 18.40cm
Weight:   0.138kg
ISBN:  

9781786896216


ISBN 10:   1786896214
Pages:   80
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  General ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock   Availability explained
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This slim volume by the award-winning novelist and memoirist addresses how far women have come since getting the vote and the work that is still needed for true equality * * Observer * * A joyous read -- Stylist She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent abides * * Vanity Fair * * Many consider her to be the best living writer in this language . . . In [Winterson's hands], words are fluid, radiant, humming * * Evening Standard * * Celebrates how far women have come in the past century, while issuing a wake-up call about why there's a long way to go for women on equality . . . Powerful * * Herald * * Powerful and frank . . . A great primer for anyone who isn't sure whether they identify as a feminist, or why they should * * iNews * * Reminds us why brave, not silent, women often shape the future * * Press & Journal * * Makes for an inspiring stocking filler * * Oh Comely * *


This slim volume by the award-winning novelist and memoirist addresses how far women have come since getting the vote and the work that is still needed for true equality * * Observer * * Celebrates how far women have come in the past century, while issuing a wake-up call about why there's a long way to go for women on equality . . . Powerful * * Herald * * She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent abides * * Vanity Fair * * Many consider her to be the best living writer in this language . . . In [Winterson's hands], words are fluid, radiant, humming * * Evening Standard * *


She is a master of her material, a writer in whom great talent abides * * Vanity Fair * * A shining delight of a novel * * New York Times on The Gap of Time * * Emotionally wrought and profoundly intelligent . . . A supremely clever, compelling and emotionally affecting novel that deserves multiple readings to appreciate its many layers * * Mail on Sunday on The Gap of Time * * Unforgettable . . . It's the best book I have ever read about the cost of growing up * * Sunday Times on Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? * * This book is good, sensible, beautiful company -- A.L. KENNEDY


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Jeanette Winterson's first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit,won the Whitbread Prize for Best First Novel. Since then she has published many other novels, including The Passion, Written on the Body and The PowerBook, a collection of short stories, a book of essays, and children's picture books. She has adapted her work for TV, film and stage and was awarded an OBE for services to literature in 2006. Her books are published in 32 countries.

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