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“Beautifully written, wonderfully free-ranging and gloriously original, Femina makes us look into the mists of history in new, exciting and provocative ways. A joyous read.”—Peter Frankopan, bestselling author of The Silk Roads


“Passionate, provocative and brilliant, this book is a firecracker somehow captured between two covers.” —Lucy Worsley, author of Jane Austen at Home


“Gripping, incisive, brilliant, Janina Ramirez opens a door into hidden worlds, the secrets of women's lives. She is a detective and guide on this, an eye-opening, wonderful journey into the power, beauty and reality of early women's experiences.” —Kate Williams, author of England's Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton