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Cornelia Relaxing with her dogs

Cornelia Funke

Often referred to as the ‘German J K Rowling’, in this podcast Cornelia talks about her love affair with Salisbury and the book she set in the city and its surroundings

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Picture of Dorothy Lawrence in her WW1 soldier's uniform

Dorothy Lawrence

The only English woman soldier in the Royal Engineers 51st Division 79th Tunnelling Co. She is also remembered as the only woman who fought in the First World War disguised as a man.

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St Anne's Street looking towards the cathedral

Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding was one of the earliest professional female authors. Her work is now being appraised to establish her as an early feminist writer

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Geraldine Symons

Geraldine Symons was a well regarded children’s author who drew widely her childhood in the cathedral close to provide backdrops for her novels.

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