HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

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

 

KATNISS EVERDEEN
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

 

HERMIONE GRANGER
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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