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Rebecca Fraser
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Rebecca Fraser

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Rebecca Fraser is a writer and broadcaster whose work includes a biography of Charlotte Brontë which examines her life in the context of contemporary attitudes to women. President of the Brontë Society for many years, she wrote the introductions to the Everyman editions of Shirley and The Professor and is a contributor to the BBC History website. Her most recent book, A People’s History of Britain,is a highly readable account of British history. It has been described as ‘an elegantly written, impressively well-informed single-volume history of how England was governed during the past 2000 years.’

Books by Rebecca Fraser

The Mayflower Generation

The epic story of one family’s flight from England and the life they forged amongst the Indians in America

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A People's History Of Britain

A dazzling one-volume history of Britain, which is both narrative and anecdotal.

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