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1784161217
Paperback:Old baggage:2018 Old baggage
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Author: Evans
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Black Swan
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781784161217 1784161217
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Originally published: London: Doubleday
It is 1928. Matilda Simpkin, rooting through a cupboard, comes across a small wooden club - an old possession of hers, unseen for more than a decade. Mattie is a woman with a thrilling past and a chafingly uneventful present. During the Women's Suffrage Campaign she was a militant. Jailed five times, she marched, sang, gave speeches, smashed windows and heckled Winston Churchill, and nothing - nothing - since then has had the same depth, the same excitement. Now in middle age, she is still looking for a fresh mould into which to
Additional information: 324 pages, 20 cm
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1928, women finally have the vote, Mattie a suffragette needs a new purpose. She decides to try to educate and encourage more young women into the feminist movement. Written very much in a "jolly hockey sticks" style of the times, the exploits of the girls on the Heath were straight out of The Bunt
08/04/19
scottcarol
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