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The Suffragette By Janet MacLeod Trotter

The Suffragette by Janet MacLeod Trotter

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Summary

Raised in the slums of Edwardian Tyneside, spirited and out-spoken Maggie Beaton joins the ranks of the suffragettes, but is soon a fugitive, spurned by family and friends. Only passionate trade unionist George Gordon, stands by her but as the 1st World War looms, Maggie's endurance will be tested to the limit. A moving family drama.

The Suffragette Summary

The Suffragette: A Heart-rending Novel About One Woman's Fight for Justice and Love by Janet MacLeod Trotter

Raised in the slums of Edwardian Tyneside, spirited and out-spoken Maggie Beaton joins the ranks of the suffragettes, determined to prove herself to her more wealthy comrades, in particular Alice Pearson, haughty daughter of the powerful local shipbuilder. But the consequences are devastating and Maggie is soon a fugitive, spurned by family and friends. Only militant trade unionist and passionate man, George Gordon, stands by her and for a blissful time his love is enough. But war is looming and Maggie's courage and endurance will be tested to the limit, in this heartbreakingly moving novel of one woman's fight for personal freedom.

The Suffragette Reviews

'Brings a time and place vividly to life and makes compulsive reading.' Northern Echo 'Yanks at the heartstrings with characters you really care about ... is written in a style that screams READ ME. The dialogue is sharp and the prose well chiselled.' Sunderland Echo 'Not to be put down until the last page is turned.' The Morpeth Herald 'Compelling and utterly convincing.' Northern Review 'A heart-rending North-Eastern saga from this brilliant storyteller - you'll be hooked!' World Books 'Moving and passionate story of a stubborn, self- willed woman's battle for personal freedom.' Jersey Evening Post

About Janet MacLeod Trotter

Janet MacLeod Trotter was brought up in the North East of England with her four brothers, by Scottish parents. She is a best-selling author of 15 novels, including the hugely popular Jarrow Trilogy, and a childhood memoir, BEATLES & CHIEFS, which was featured on BBC Radio Four. Her novel, THE HUNGRY HILLS, gained her a place on the shortlist of The Sunday Times' Young Writers' Award, and the TEA PLANTER'S LASS was longlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel Award. A graduate of Edinburgh University, she has been editor of the Clan MacLeod Magazine, a columnist on the Newcastle Journal and has had numerous short stories published in women's magazines. She lives in the North of England with her husband, daughter and son. Find out more about Janet and her other popular novels at: www.janetmacleodtrotter.com

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GOR006691101
The Suffragette: A Heart-rending Novel About One Woman's Fight for Justice and Love by Janet MacLeod Trotter
Used - Very Good
Paperback
MacLeod Trotter Books
2011-03-10
274
0956642632
9780956642639
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