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These are podcasts about forgotten fiction, for curious readers, and for anyone who likes old books. Sometimes they're stories, sometimes they're not. Most of the authors write in English; and sometimes they don't. But all the books I talk about, I really really like. I hope you will too.
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My name is Kate Macdonald: I'm an English lecturer, and a lifelong browser in second-hand bookshops. I post weekly ten-minute podcasts on a Friday, on the books I really like which I think deserve new readers. You can find out lots more at the Facebook page here, and get these podcasts weekly by subscribing on the iTunes link above.

The music for the podcast intro is by The Tribe Band. Lucy Marsh did the drawing and Matthias Opsomer lettered it. Patrick Belk and Martin Fowler hold my tech safety net.

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Take a mill-girl and a lady of the leisured classes, as they plunge eagerly into the thrilling campaign for women's suffrage, and watch them work steadily from street lecturing to prison via the magistrates' courts, demonstrations in church, and a daring raid on a dinner party. Jenny Clegg loses her Lancashire accent, but will she also lose her Labour Party lover as she gets more involved with votes for women? Mary O'Neil is brave enough to be arrested, but can she survive her hunger strike and brutal force-feeding in prison? For readers who take their great-grandmothers seriously.

Direct download: BPF_1_Maud.mp3
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