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Resist : Stories of Uprising

Page, Ra
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Comma Press
Published: May 21, 2020
ISBN: 9781912697311
464 pages


Featuring Julia BellSJ BradleyJude BrownLucy CaldwellSteve ChambersMartin EdwardsUschi GatwardLuan GoldieGaia HolmesNikita LalwaniZoe LambertAnna LewisIrfan MasterDonny O’RourkeKamila ShamsieBidisha SK MamataKim SquirrellLucas Stewart & Eley Williams

In the wake of the social and political turmoil of Brexit and a climate crisis that continues to be ignored, it’s easy to think these are uncharted waters for us, as a democracy.

But Britain has seen political crises and far-right extremism before. In this timely collection of fiction and essays celebrating key moments of British protest, writers fight back with well-researched, historically accurate fiction. From Boudica to Blair Peach, from the Battle of Cable Street to the tragedy of Grenfell Tower, these stories demonstrate when people have stood up and resisted in the face of injustice.

In our age of fake news and post-truth politics, Britons still know when to draw the line and say ‘¡No pasarán!’

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