Secret Voices: A Year of Women's Diaries
Secret Voices: A Year of Women's Diaries
Edited by Sarah Gristwood

Secret Voices: A Year of Women's Diaries



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A fascinating anthology of daily extracts from women’s diaries spanning four centuries and revealing how women’s experience – of men and children, sex and shopping, work and the natural world – has changed over the years. And, of course, how it hasn’t. With several selections for each day, diarists are both well-known and less familiar, providing a rich mix of voices, often sounding eerily familiar to those of today.  

Sarah Gristwood is a biographer and journalist. Her previous books include the bestselling ‘Arbella: England’s Lost Queen’ and biographies of Beatrix Potter, Winston Churchill, Vita Sackville-West, Virginia Woolf and HM Queen Elizabeth II. She often contributes to TV documentary series and new channels.

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  • Publisher: Batsford Books
  • Hard cover
  • Number of pages: 525 pages
  • ISBN: 9781849948159