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Heroines and Harridans: A Fanfare of Fabulous Females Hardcover – 24 Oct 2012

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  • Hardcover: 160 pages
  • Publisher: The Robson Press; 1st Edition edition (24 Oct. 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849543380
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849543385
  • Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 1.8 x 25.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 38 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 95,380 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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There are three things you immediately notice about Sandi Toksvig. Her height, her wit and her distinctive's rip-roaring stuff, and it translates to the page, too. --Independent on Sunday

"its quirky novelty will doubtless bring joy to many...The book offers Toksvig the freedom to tell these stories in her own, very wonderful, voice" --Varsity

About the Author

Sandi Toksvig is a well-known broadcaster for both television and radio. She has written more than twenty books including fiction and non-fiction for both adults and children, is a regular columnist for Good Housekeeping magazine and in September 2012 her latest play Bully Boy was the opening production for London s first new theatre in thirty years, the St James. Sandi is the new Chancellor of Portsmouth University. Toksvig s new novel Valentine Grey has just been published to much acclaim. She is the much-loved host of The News Quiz. Her previous collaboration with artist Sandy Nightingale was The Travels of Lady Bulldog Burton. The Two Sandies don t work together often because they fall about laughing too much and get injured which is a strain on the NHS. Sandy Nightingale is the author and illustrator of many books for children. She has also graced the work of Terry Pratchett and Matt Haig.

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