From the precocious to the fearless, the contemporary to the timeless; we’re celebrating International Women’s Day by counting down our favourite literary heroines.

Reminisce over your favourite characters with our top five fictional females…

jane eyreJANE EYRE
A strong minded, moral & independent woman. She passionately believes in education & equality for women
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte


Brave, intelligent & skilled. She overcomes great adversity & becomes a symbol for revolution
The Hunger Games- Suzanne Collins

little womenJO MARCH
Creative & ambitious. Jo challenged social conventions & refused to conform to gender expectations
Little Women- Louisa May Alcott


A level-headed book lover. She combines great strength of character with fierce intelligence.
Harry Potter- J.K. Rowling

pride and prejudiceELIZABETH BENNET
Witty, vivacious, energetic & feisty. Known for her intelligence & independent thinking
Jane Austen- Pride & Prejudice


Which literary figure do you most identify with? Let us know on Twitter and Facebook.


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