Difficult Women Pdf Book

Difficult Women

  • Author : Helen Lewis
  • ISBN : 1473562252
  • Category : Social Science
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 368
  • Release Date : 2020-02-27

** Shortlisted in the 2020 Parliamentary Book Awards ** ** A Sunday Times bestseller ** Well-behaved women don't make history: difficult women do. Strikers in saris. Bomb-throwing suffragettes. The pioneer of the refuge movement who became a men's rights activist. Forget feel-good heroines: meet the feminist trailblazers who have been airbrushed from history for being 'difficult' - and discover how they made a difference. Here are their stories in all their shocking, funny and unvarnished glory. 'This is the antidote to saccharine you-go-girl fluff. Effortlessly erudite and funny' Caroline Criado-Perez 'Compulsive, rigorous, unforgettable, hilarious and devastating' Hadley Freeman

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