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What Would Boudicca Do?

Beth Coates

Channel the outstanding sisters of history to beat the system today.

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Tired of being talked over? Of social media making you feel crap? Of the pressure to ‘have it all’ and a hot bod too?

Boudicca stuck up for herself and now she can help you do the same. It is time to start channelling the spiky superwomen of history to conquer today. It is time to turn to women like Frida Kahlo and Josephine Baker, Hypatia and Cleopatra, Coco Chanel and Empress Cixi. In this irreverent guide they will help you figure out how to dispatch a loverat, back yourself, kill it at work and trounce FoMo.

With original illustrations by Bijou Karman, E. Foley and B. Coates’ What Would Boudicca Do? will make you fired-up and ready for anything.

Critic Reviews

SUCH a great book.

Dawn O'Porter
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Funny, readable, and FASCINATING: a reminder that badass bitches come in all shapes and outfits. I think even Boudicca would take a break from slaying Romans to get inspired by it.

Sara Pascoe
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What a boost this book is: if these amazing women did it, we certainly can. I might start driving a roller around Peckham with a pet cheetah like Josephine Baker!

Olivia Colman
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Brilliant ... You should buy this book, it’s badass.

Rebecca Humphries, Vogue
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I loved this book's irreverence. It sticks two fingers up to the idea of meek women and will introduce readers to some women they had no idea were quite so badass.

Jess Phillips MP
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Such a joy! A wonderful book ... Accessible, fun and irreverent ... Hopefully there's a volume 2 on the way.

Cerys Matthews

E. Foley and B. Coates are editors based in London. They are the bestselling authors of Homework for Grown-Ups, Advanced Homework for Grown-Ups, Shakespeare for Grown-Ups, and the Homework for Grown-Ups Quiz Book. Their most recent books are What Would Boudicca Do? and You Goddess!: Lessons in Being Legendary from Awesome Immortals.

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