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** Shortlisted in the 2020 Parliamentary Book Awards ****


A Sunday Times bestseller


Well-behaved women don't make history: difficult women do. Strikers in saris. Bomb-throwing suffragettes.

The pioneer of the refuge movement who became a men's rights activist.


Forget feel-good heroines: meet the feminist trailblazers who have been airbrushed from history for being 'difficult' - and discover how they made a difference.


Here are their stories in all their shocking, funny and unvarnished glory.

'This is the antidote to saccharine you-go-girl fluff. Effortlessly erudite and funny'

Caroline Criado-Perez


'Compulsive, rigorous, unforgettable, hilarious and devastating'

Hadley Freeman

Helen Lewis - Difficult Women : A History Of Feminism In 11 Fights

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