By Olga Kenyon
This inspiring and engaging e-book is the 1st actually finished research of women's letters ever released. Organised by way of material, and protecting a variety of issues from politics, paintings and struggle, to early life, love and sexual ardour. '800 Years of Women's Letter' unearths the intensity, breadth and variety of women's lives during the a long time. the following Holoise writes to Abelad of her timeless devotion, Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woofl correspond approximately existence and writing, and Queen Victoria complains to Robert Peel concerning the overlook of Buckingham Palace. Many extra ladies write letters that show the compassion, humour, love and tenacity with which they confront the usually tough conditions of lifestyle. this can be an interesting perception, and a unprecedented chance to learn the genuine phrases of genuine ladies, of their personal intimate language. "No literary shape is extra revealing, extra spontaneous of extra person than a letter." P D James
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