Voting Day

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Voting Day | 9781914148071 | Clare O’Dea

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ISBN:9781914148071

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:01/04/2022 by Fairlight Books

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In February 1959, Switzerland held a referendum on women’s suffrage. The men voted ‘no’.

In this powerful novella, Clare O’Dea explores that day through the eyes of four very different Swiss women. Vreni is a busy farmer’s wife, longing for a break from family life. Her grown-up daughter Margrit is carving out an independent life in Bern, but finds herself trapped in an alarming situation. Esther, a cleaner, is desperate to recover her son who has been taken into care. Beatrice, a hospital administrator, has been throwing herself into the ‘yes’ campaign. The four women’s paths intersect on a day that will leave its mark on all their lives.

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