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Bryan and Mary Talbot and Kate Charlesworth: Sally Heathcote: Suffragette

11th October 2014, 13:30 to 14:30, Palace Green Library (Wolfson Gallery), Bryan Talbot, Mary Talbot, Kate Charlesworth, David Herman

A Durham Book Festival event, chaired by Professor David Herman

Costa Award-winning authors Bryan and Mary Talbot and their collaborator, Kate Charlesworth, present their latest graphic novel: the gripping inside story of the campaign for votes for women. A tale of loyalty, love and courage, set against a backdrop of Edwardian Britain, Sally Heathcote: Suffragette follows the fortunes of a maid of all-work swept up in the feminist militancy of the era.

Bryan Talbot’s books include Alice in Sunderland, the Grandville series andDotter of Her Father’s Eyes (with Mary Talbot), the first graphic novel to win the Costa biography award. Mary Talbot is an internationally acclaimed scholar who has published widely on language, gender and power. Kate Charlesworth’s illustrations have appeared in The Guardian and The Independent.

Chaired by Professor David Herman

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