Jane Robinson (Author) Jane Robinson is also the author of Bluestockings- the Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education. She was born in Edinburgh and brought up in Yorkshire before going to Oxford University to study English Language and Literature at Somerville College. She has worked in the antiquarian book trade and as an archivist and is now a full-time writer and lecturer, specialising in social history through women's eyes. She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, member of the Society of Authors, and founder member of Writers in Oxford. She is married with two sons and lives in Buckinghamshire. Hearts and Minds is her tenth book.
A story of huge courage and, most of all, immense female camaraderie...meticulously researched... a fascinating and inspiring read -- Hannah Beckman * Sunday Express * Inspiring and moving * Observer * An excellent account of the suffragist movement. -- Lucy Lethbridge * Financial Times * BOOK OF THE WEEK: The war between the sisters: Smashed windows, lobbed bombs, a fascinating book casts new light on the bitter rivalry between the women who fought for the vote. -- Ysenda Maxtone Graham * Daily Mail * *****Five Stars! Hearts and Minds brings the voices of the suffragists to life in a compelling, entertaining and poignant collection of accounts. It's a history book that should be read by all as we celebrate the centenary of the vote and continue the fight for equality. Meticulously researched yet never dull, it breathes life into a little-known corner of history * Stylist *