A Superfluous Woman
Emma Francis Brooke
Emma Brooke or Emma Frances Brooke was a British novelist and a campaigner for the rights of women and workers. Brooke was born in Cheshire on 22 December 1844. Her father was a cotton mill owner and...More on Emma Francis Brooke
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