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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Jean Paget
A Town Like Alice is a brilliant but sadly overlooked novel, set in the years immediately after the Second World War. Jean, its protagonist, is introduced by a London solicitor as the heiress to her uncle’s fortune. Initially quite reserved and...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Aunt Agatha
Agatha Gregson, or Aunt Agatha, is one of PG Wodehouse’s most iconic creations, after her nephew Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves – immortalised in the TV adaptation, starring Hugh Laurie (shown here with Mary Wimbush as Agatha) and Stephen Fry. The...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Holly Golightly
Immortalised by Audrey Hepburn in Blake Edwards’s 1961 film, Holly Golightly has become a style icon and a visual shorthand for timeless chic. But the protagonist of Truman Capote’s 1958 novella, though just as elegant, is a grittier, more complex...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Scout Finch
From a Pulitzer winning classic of modern American literature comes one of the most memorable literary voices of a generation, To Kill A Mockingbird’s six-yearold protagonist, Scout Finch. Set during the Civil Rights unrest in the American South of the...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Jane Eyre
‘Reader, I married him’ may be her most famous quote but, unlike her fictional contemporaries, Jane Eyre’s goal in life was never just to net a good catch. Integrity, self-reliance and a creative imagination feature much higher in her priorities. With...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Gloria Patch
It is often held that F Scott Fitzgerald based his most vivacious literary creation, the central female character in his 1922 novel The Beautiful And The Damned, on his wife Zelda. Written at the height of the couple’s fame as the leading lights of New...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Miss Marple
‘There is a great deal of wickedness in village life,’ says Miss Jane Marple, spinster, as she surveys the genteel village of St Mary Mead over her knitting. Her unassuming facade – pink cheeks, blue eyes, snowy hair – hides a rapier intellect that can...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Miss Havisham
Literary ladies need not be nubile and sweet. Charles Dickens’s iconic and embittered Miss Havisham, is a ghostly personification of woman’s destruction by man, but behind the fading victim lies a steely manipulator. We first meet her at home, in Satis...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Marian Halcombe
This early sensation novel from 1860 is also arguably the first mystery novel. But whatever the merits of its complex, melodramatic plot, one unusual figure stands out: Marian Halcombe, devoted friend and companion to her half-sister Laura Fairlie....
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Ivanhoe’s Rebecca
Ivanhoe (1819) is a chivalric romance, complete with jousting, sieges, trial by combat, King Richard and even Robin Hood. Wilfred of Ivanhoe is a Saxon noble, sympathetic to the Normans, who is banished by his father, Sir Cedric, for wanting to marry...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Polly Garter
In the 17th century, spinsters were often persecuted as witches by the women in their own villages. Three centuries later, in Dylan Thomas’s satirical portrait of Welsh village life, their perceived power to bewitch still frightens the matrons. But...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Catherine Earnshaw
The passionate outsider, Heathcliff is often considered the elemental driving force in Emily Brontë’s novel – because of his desire to take revenge against those who have ruined his life. But his beloved Catherine is just as integral to this most...
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Should Helen Fielding have killed off Mark Darcy in the new Bridget Jones novel?
Mad About A Boy - the third instalment of Bridget Jones's Diary - went on sale today (October 10). But the author, Helen Fielding, had already revealed she'd killed off the novel's hero, the dashing Mark Darcy. How do you feel about this decision? Do...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Scheherazade
Better known in Britain as the Arabian Nights – after early translations – this is a famous compendium of stories and folk tales from the Middle East; some are Indian or Persian originals while others were added later on by Islamic writers. In the...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Tess Of The D’Urbervilles
For all her beauty, grace and tenderness, Tess is a tragic figure. Her fate is to suffer, as she descends from the relative security of her poor peasant parents’ farm, to poultry-keeper for rich estate owners, to near destitution as a day-rate field...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Becky Sharp
‘She was of a wild, roving nature, inherited from father and mother, who were both Bohemians, by taste and circumstance…’ Becky Sharp is one of the most enduring characters of William Thackeray’s 1848 novel Vanity Fair. She is drawn as the...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Flora Poste
Level-headed, selfconsciously modern and pragmatic urbanite Flora, with lashings of common sense and plans to resolve her country relatives’ problems, is normally regarded as the heroine of Stella Gibbons’s hilarious novel from 1932. However, some...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) lived a peculiar life in Stalin’s Russia: censors prevented most of his work from appearing, while he remained Stalin’s favourite writer. This strange novel, part hallucinogenic, dazzling, satirical fantasy of the Soviet...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Sethe
‘Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.’ Sethe is the complex heroine of Morrison’s exploration of the social consequences and psychological trauma of slavery on African- Americans. Sethe believes her family...
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GREAT LITERARY LADY: Lily Bart
Valerie Nye, a reader of The Lady, suggested Wharton’s breakthrough novel of 1905. This tells the story of Lily, an upper-class 1890s New Yorker, who is reluctant to follow convention and choose a loveless marriage that will continue her easy,...
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