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An empowering, feminist and moving novel that will change the way you see the world.

1968. Veronica Moon, a junior photographer for a local newspaper, is frustrated by her (male) colleagues' failure to take her seriously. And then she meets Leonie on the picket line of the Ford factory at Dagenham. So begins a tumultuous, passionate and intoxicating friendship. Leonie is ahead of her time and fighting for women's equality with everything she has. She offers Veronica an exciting, free life at the dawn of a great change.

Fifty years later, Leonie is gone, and Veronica leads a reclusive life. Her groundbreaking career was cut short by one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century.

Now, that controversial picture hangs as the centrepiece of a new feminist exhibition curated by Leonie's niece. Long-repressed memories of Veronica's extraordinary life begin to stir. It's time to break her silence and step back into the light.

©2019 Stephanie Butland (P)2019 Bonnier Books UK

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  • MRS WENDY SMALL
  • 09-11-2020

An excellent listen

A lovely story and delve into the women’s rights movement in the 70s , 80, and 90s.

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  • christine1850
  • 09-02-2020

Rightly proud

This was quite painful to listen to. It is the second time that a Stephanie Butland Book has made me cry and caused me to reflect on my own life. I was on the fringes of all these Woman’ Rights campaigns at the time and it is extraordinary that a younger writer can depict the anger and emotions so accurately. I had forgotten how it felt but am very glad that my own, also less than perfect, memories have been jogged.

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