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Transition by Emma Francis Brooke (1844 - 1926)
Honora Klaper is beautiful, distinguished, smart, and charming. A woman who turns heads. She is on an errand. No, It is not an errand to get a man. No, it is not an errand to make money. It is a revolutionary errand: to get an education! Not just "an education", she wants to be educated in Cambridge University. Set in a time when education of women was uncommon, and written by a lady who was educated in Cambridge herself, this book tells about the rewards and the struggles of a woman to win an education. ( Stav Nisser.)
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Keywords that describe the book: social novel, feminist fiction
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