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7 feminist novels that will change your life

Every so often you read a feminist book that completely challenges how you see the world. We’re not underselling it when we say that this has a huge impact on your life – whether you’re male or female.

If you’re anything like us, you’re constantly on the look-out for the next book that will have this effect. So in honour of World Book Day, we’ve come up with a list of seven key feminist novels that will change your life.

It’s hardly like these books are bra-burning tomes – instead, they are considered, gripping reads with challenging views of femininity and the patriarchy weaved throughout. As in life, feminism shouldn’t be looked at with a narrow-minded view, and these books encompass a whole host of themes and ideas that will move you and make you think.