At the Stokes Croft China shop on Jamaica Street, PRSC curate a book section of inspiring and game-changing books.
Below are some new additions we think are essential on our Women’s Suffrage reading lists.
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The Princess and the Suffragette
It is 1913, nine years after the end of A Little Princess saw Sara Crewe escape Miss Minchin’s orphanage. Lottie, the smallest girl from the original story, learns about the Suffragette movement from Sara, who returns to visit from time to time.
Soon Lottie finds herself sneaking out of the orphanage to attend a demonstration, in defiance of her cold, distant father. A father who has a secret to hide about her own missing mother… It’s a story about lost mothers turning up in unexpected situations, the power of friendship and female empowerment.
Rise Up Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes
Marking the centenary of female suffrage, this definitive history charts women’s fight for the vote through the lives of those who took part, in a timely celebration of an extraordinary struggle.
“Rise up and buy this book! Diane Atkinson has produced an instant classic of feminist history. All the spectacular drama and intrigue of the decade long militant campaign for the women’s vote is staged in this immensely readable suffragette epic”
Rachel Holmes, author of Eleanor Marx
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls