Posts tagged ‘women’

Family likeness, by Caitlin Davies

A portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle at Kenwood House inspired author Caitlin Davies to find out more about the young woman whose story is woven into this suspenseful novel.

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The sacred river, by Wendy Wallace

Set against the backdrop of growing social unrest, The Sacred River is an intricate story of three women who travel to Egypt to escape London.

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Not all white

Time and time again articles about “women” really only mean white middle class women but position themselves as being representative of all.

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How images of women in Victorian asylum inspired debut novel

Haunting photographic portraits of asylum patients were the spark for writer and journalist Wendy Wallace’s first novel that exposes the horrors experienced by those women who…

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The Arab Spring: What can women learn from Iran?

The emergence of extremist Islamic identity which promotes discrimination against women is just one of the potential threats to women’s status in the wake of the…

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