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9 March 2021

Penelope Mortimer was a feminist to her fingertips. In fact, thinking about the how and why, the next Biannually needs to have a piece on Penelope Mortimer and Feminism. (Sadly, as announced on the Persephone Letter, the next Biannually will not be published until October. However, it will be rather a special issue.) For now, read Daddy's Gone A-Hunting, the best of Penelope Mortimer's novels: it's the angriest, the most upsetting, but with its – slightly – upbeat ending the most optimistic.

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