'A fascinating book about a remarkable woman' The TimesAnne Lister was a Yorkshire heiress, an intrepid world traveller and a proud lesbian during a time when it was difficult simply to be female. She chose to remain unmarried, dressed all in black and spoke openly of her lack of interest in men. The first woman to climb Vignemale in the treacherous Pyrenees, she journeyed a...
|Title||:||Gentleman Jack: A Biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist|
|Number of Pages||:||352 pages|
Gentleman Jack: A Biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist Reviews
An interesting biography, Gentleman Jack portrays the hard and fascinating life of Anne Lister, Yorkshire heiress and one of the first openly homosexual women of all times. Thoroughly detailed, the biography is based on Lister's personal diaries, much of which were coded as to not be read by the public at the time.
Angela Steidele has created an interesting book for the reader - although some more effort in the writing style would have gone a long way. Nevertheless, it was a good read, recommend ...more