Banshee. Dragon. Tygress. She-Devil. Hussy. Siren. Wench. Harridan. Muckraker. Spitfire. Vituperator. Churail. Termagant. Fury. Warrior. Virago.
For centuries past, and all across the world, there are words that have defined and decried us. Words that raise our hackles, fire up our blood; words that tell a story.
In this blazing cauldron of a book, sixteen bestselling, award-winning writers have reclaimed these words, creating an entertaining and irresistible collection of feminist tales.
Including Kamila Shamsie's 'Churail', shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award.
'Dazzling stories, as inventive as they are inspiring' Daily Mirror
'All killer, no filler' Red Magazine
'Fizzing with energy, meaning and page-turner plots' Scotsman
With an introduction by Sandi Toksvig
[Please note there is one new word for the paperback cover: Banshee
Please note there is one new name for the paperback cover: Annie Hodson]