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12 Novels about Historical Women to Inspire a Better Future
This year, the publishing market is flooded with books about the politics of being a woman in the world. Women in the United States had to wait two more years for the 19 th Amendment to be added to the Constitution in August of Impossible Saints: A Novel. Rise up, Women! Rise Up, Women is a big, capacious book about over women — some famous, most not -- who took part in the British suffrage movement between and , when WWI interterrupted their efforts.
Novelists come to historical fiction from multiple points of origin, and their research approaches differ widely. How did the young Alexandrina Victoria steel herself to the surprising news that she was—suddenly, and despite serious pushback—the Queen of England? An unflinching portrait of a grieving woman whose talent is seen as both a boon and a curse. The only surviving sister is also heard from in this piercing epic that spans three decades and shines light on the cost—and necessity—of intellectual bravery. It is the end of the 19th century, and nine year-old Willow is bored out of her skull in rural Chinkiang. This novel—by the acclaimed author of The Last Empress which reimagines the life of one of the most important figures in Chinese history, the Empress Tzu Hsi —depicts a relationship between the fictional Willow and the real Pearl S.
Women's History Month might be winding down, but Bustle's love for women in literature never does. That's why I've got this list of historical fiction books about incredible women. Inspired by real-life heroines, these stories will remind you just how badass women have always been.
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