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Old baggage

Old baggage

Evans, Lissa, author

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 pour her energies. Giving the wooden club a thoughtful twirl, she is struck by an idea - but what starts as a brilliantly idealistic plan is derailed by a connection with Mattie's militant past, one which begins to threaten every principle that she stands for

Hardback, Book. English. General.
Published London: Doubleday, 2018
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Available at North Swindon Library and Park Library.

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Details

Statement of responsibility: Lissa Evans
ISBN: 0857523627, 9780857523624
Physical Description: 288 pages ; 23 cm
Subject: Suffragists Fiction.