The Female Heroine

Something I've noticed in books and films recently - probably because there's been a fair bit floating round the internet on feminism -  is the appearance of a certain type of female heroine. See if this sounds familiar: pretty, dainty female, young (past teens, under mid-thirties) is very unsure of herself but decides to take on …

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The Blurb

The blurb is the bit on the back cover of a book. Sometimes also found on one of the first inner pages. I always thought this was supposed to give the reader a bit of information about the plot of the book, a bit like a film trailer but without revealing half so much. Turns …

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