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Mady
Jul 23, 2008 Mady rated it liked it
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This is a light read, but still includes some history on the suffragette movement in Scotland.
Albertine is an artist who is haunted by her great-great-grandmother, who was a suffragist. I especially liked the pregnant art series from Albertine. I'm sure I would have liked to see her exhibition! And it was interesting to get reminded how much other women have fought for the right to vote, that nowadays we take for granted!
Karen Milne
Nov 02, 2010 Karen Milne rated it it was amazing
Fabulous - what a great insight into how the vote was won
Penelly
I picked this out from a list of titles my sister was getting rid of when she was clearing out her house. It's an easy read and rather enjoyable. It's pretty funny at times too. It's about an artist living in Manhattan in late 1999, and alternate chapters are letters written by her great-great-grandmother who was a suffragette in Glasgow at the beginning of the twentieth century. It was good to read some of that history in a non-academic way, and realising how much those women went through in fi ...more
Norah
Nov 11, 2010 Norah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Caught at a Bookcrossing meetup this year, but only got to reading it recently, and what a lovely story! I really enjoyed the alternate chapters going between New York 2000 and Glasgow at the time of the Suffragette Movement. Albertine, an artist in New York is being haunted by Agnes, a relative from her family tree, married to a minister in Scotland who is very strict, but she loves him and has a daughter before he dies from over-work. A very interesting peep into the suffragette movement, plus ...more
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Jun 15, 2012 Chartreuse rated it really liked it
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Interesting and funny.
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