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By Holly-Jane Rahlens
By Holly-Jane Rahlens
Anne Lister used to be a prosperous Yorkshire heiress, an international vacationer and an out lesbian through the Regency period - a time whilst it was once tough just to be woman. She wrote her diary in code derived from old Greek, together with information of her liaisons with girls. Liberated through her funds, she remained single, opened a colliery and selected to decorate all in black. a few locals observed her as Gentleman Jack and despatched her poison pen letters, yet this didn't dissuade her from dwelling normally as she pleased.
On inheriting Shibden corridor, Anne selected to go back and forth out of the country, sooner than returning to Halifax and dating Ann Walker, one other filthy rich heiress twelve years her junior. They renovated Shibden corridor jointly and regarded themselves married, to the horror of Walker's family. On a visit to Georgia, Lister stuck a fever and died. Walker used to be thus close up within the related lunatic asylum as Eliza, considered one of Lister's past conquests.
The biography combines excerpts of Lister's personal diaries with Angela Steidele's erudite and vigorous commentary.
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