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BLOODY BRILLIANT WOMEN
BLOODY BRILLIANT WOMEN: The Pioneers, Revolutionaries and Geniuses Your History... Teacher Forgot to Mention | CATHY. NEWMAN
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readingjedi
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Mehso-so

Very mixed feelings about this one. Not a huge fan of the author but tried not to let that bias my opinion of her work. The premise of the book is utterly admirable but I'm not convinced the writing does it justice. It's just a little bit waffly (technical literary term there!) It is evidently well researched & interesting even so but also a bit shallow. And Margaret Thatcher will NEVER be bloody brilliant in my eyes! (Rant over!)

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readingjedi
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Starting this one this evening. With thanks to #netgalley for this book.

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Foxyfictionista
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Instead of posting a list for @TheAromaofBooks #bookspin, I thought I would post a picture of my 20 books that are in the mix.

TheAromaofBooks Great pile!! 3y
Foxyfictionista @TheAromaofBooks thanks! Looking forward to see which one gets chosen! 3y
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TheEllieMo
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How do you choose just one #WomanInHistory when there are so many, that at long last are being talked about.

Clockwise from top left:
Dorothy Lawrence (WWII war correspondent)
Vera Brittain (WWI nurse, pacifist)
Claudia Jones (founder, Notting Hill Carnival)
Noor Inayat Khan (WWII spy)
Beatrice Webb (social reformer)
Anne Mclaren (scientist whose work lead to IVF)

Centre: Beatrice Shilling (aero engineer)

#MagnificentMarch
#IWD2020

OriginalCyn620 Great collage! ❤️ 3y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
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sophierayton
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This book delivers what was promised. If not heard of most of the women and stories told. It's sectioned by timeline rather than by person which allowed for a better flow I suppose but sometimes made it unclear which woman we were supposed to be thinking was bloody brilliant at any given time.

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Weaponxgirl
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I‘m loving all these #internationalwomensday posts so thought I‘d share just a tiny percentage of my kindle books that are to with with women. Issues we face and how damn amazing they are!
The tagged book and fed up are in the kindle monthly deal in the uk.
Have a great day everyone.

TrishB Great selection 👍🏻 4y
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BookFairies_Valleys
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Reading this in the bath today. It's not what I expected, it's much more a historical book than just about different women. Really good so far, I feel like I'm learning a lot

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OutsmartYourShelf
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Sometimes it can seem as if women have been airbrushed out of history, but this book is an excellent starting point for anyone wishing to remedy the lack of focus on female achievements.

From some of the less well known suffragettes to the MPs of today, the author looks at the changing lives of women since the Enlightenment. Rating: 5 🌟

Thanks to NetGalley & publishers, HarperCollins UK, for opportunity to review an ARC.