Eleanor Morton writes her first book | Life Lessons From Historical Women out in August

Eleanor Morton writes her first book

Life Lessons From Historical Women out in August

Eleanor Morton has written her first book – a self-help tome based on the lives of famous women from the past.

The comic explained on social media that Life Lessons From Historical Women ‘explores 18 stories of women from the past who have been overlooked, misunderstood or just under appreciated’, adding: ‘I'm really proud of it and really excited for you to read it!’

Chapters include How To Thrive with The Tiger Who Came to Tea author Judith Kerr, Think Like an Entrepreneur with nursing pioneer Mary Seacole, and How Not to Give a Fuck with the suffragette Emily Davison.

Publishers Radar – an imprint gf Octopus Books – say Morton ‘celebrates the ordinary women whose decisions and accomplishments in their everyday lives resonate with us today. 

They add: ‘Taking inspiration from the thriving self-help genre, [she] reasons that the greatest lessons can be taken from the female forebears… women whose actions inspire purpose, creativity and rebellion –  without a side of pseudo psychology and judgement.

‘Whether it's what we can learn from the first woman to summit Everest or the trailblazing ladies who confirm that pockets have always been must-have in women's clothing, Eleanor writes with humour and a sincere respect for our history, and imparts valuable lessons for the modern female.’

The book  will be published on August 15 and can be ordered from Amazon,  priced £15.29 in hardback or £10.99 on Kindle.

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Published: 21 May 2024

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