The Right of the Subjects

The Right of the Subjects WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN LEGEND TIMES SELF PUBLISHED BOOK OF THE MONTH AWARDJUNE This is a vivid phenomenally researched novel by an intelligent and passionate writer The Guardian Evanna Bailie is

  • Title: The Right of the Subjects
  • Author: Jude Starling
  • ISBN: 9781492743071
  • Page: 496
  • Format: Paperback
  • WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN LEGEND TIMES SELF PUBLISHED BOOK OF THE MONTH AWARDJUNE 2014 This is a vivid, phenomenally researched novel by an intelligent and passionate writer The Guardian Evanna Bailie is not interested in politics She leaves the fight for women s suffrage to her mother and sister at least until she meets the clever, scrappy women of the WSPU Life as a sWINNER OF THE GUARDIAN LEGEND TIMES SELF PUBLISHED BOOK OF THE MONTH AWARDJUNE 2014 This is a vivid, phenomenally researched novel by an intelligent and passionate writer The Guardian Evanna Bailie is not interested in politics She leaves the fight for women s suffrage to her mother and sister at least until she meets the clever, scrappy women of the WSPU Life as a suffragette can offer her excitement, camaraderie, travel all the things that her mill town life is lacking, and Evanna is swiftly sucked into the vortex of the campaign for Votes for Women Yet as Evanna s new life leads her into adventure, it also catapults her into danger As she learns to appreciate the finer things in life in the company of the society ladies who populate the WSPU, she must also learn to endure censure, jail time and mounting violence as the tide of public opinion turns against the suffragettes A rich blend of fact and fiction by Jude Starling Included bonus material The Feminine Bourgeoisie and the Feminine Proletariat The Fight for the Vote Not Women of Milk and Water The Suffragettes Behind the Story She Ought to be at School Deleted Material Dora Thewlis Tracing the Path of the Suffragettes Some of The Right of the Subjects More Obscure Place Names and Landmarks

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    1. In ‘The Right of the Subjects’, historical novelist Starling sets her tale in the women’s suffrage movement in England. The early 1900s was a politically volatile time in Great Britain; it was not only women who could not vote but many men of the poorer classes couldn’t, either. It was also the time of the rise of labor unions fighting for decent wages and working conditions. It’s out of the working class of northern England that Evanna Bailie- Evie- comes; she goes to a suffragist pro [...]

    2. Another excellent book from Jude Starling. This is a really interesting and thought-provoking story told from the perspective of Evie, a young mill worker from Preston who joins the ranks of the suffragettes. It follows her story from when she first joins, through the years of protests, imprisonment, and force feeding. It is superbly written and I really couldn't put it down. It made me think about the suffragettes story from a different perspective, as I'd only previously known about the Pankhu [...]

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