The Suffragette
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The Suffragette

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The best scavenger and saleswoman on her mother's scruffy clothes stall, Maggie Beaton has been forced by circumstances to be self-reliant. So when she meets the members of her local suffrage group, all of them more prosperous than she, Maggie is determined to prove herself to them - with devastating consequences. With war looming, she suddenly finds herself an outcast, spurned by her family, her workmates and her friends. Her only support is George Gordon, a militant trade unionist - and, despite Maggie's shattering stints in prison, for a blissful time his love is enough. But as war breaks out they are forced apart, and Maggie finds herself reduced to the workhouse. Slowly she finds the strength to begin a struggle of a different kind - the search for a lost child who has given her life new meaning...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 504 pages
  • 112 x 172 x 36mm | 281.23g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747248761
  • 9780747248767

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95 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 42% (40)
4 36% (34)
3 18% (17)
2 1% (1)
1 3% (3)
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