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A Mad, Wicked Folly (2014)

by Sharon Biggs Waller(Favorite Author)
3.77 of 5 Votes: 3
0670014680 (ISBN13: 9780670014682)
Viking Juvenile
review 1: I read lots of historical fiction. But until now, I haven't read any of them set in the period of Edwardian England. I was fascinated by the suffrage movement and the women who held it together. I've always known of the "gender role" women played, but I had no idea that if a woman went to school for law they couldn't even practice it. Just like Vicky, I think I would go out of my mind if I wasn't allowed to be myself.
review 2: This is a really lightweight YA historical romance, made more interesting by its gloss on the suffragette movement. It does my least favorite historical fiction thing - transport a modern 16-year old into an early 20th century setting - and the ending is highly implausible. The romance read like a contemporary one, and readers who like t
... morehose kinds of books will enjoy it for that aspect, while maybe also learning a little about the movement for women's right to vote. less
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