The Rebecca Rioter

by Amy Dillwyn
The Rebecca Rioter

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The Rebecca Rioter is the fourth publication in the Welsh Women's Classics series, an imprint that brings outof- print books in English by women writers from Wales to a new generation of readers. First published in 1880, The Rebecca Rioter is a novel based on the notorious Rebecca Riots in south and west Wales in the early nineteenth century. The story tells the tale of Evan Williams, a young working-class man, struggling to come to terms with the injustice and social inequalities of the world he lives in. His rebellious actions during a time of 'agrarian discontent' have dramatic consequences, not only for himself, but also inadvertently for the woman he loves.
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The Rebecca Rioter is the fourth publication in the Welsh Women's Classics series, an imprint that brings outof- print books in English by women writers from Wales to a new generation of readers. First published in 1880, The Rebecca Rioter is a novel based on the notorious Rebecca Riots in south and west Wales in the early nineteenth century. The story tells the tale of Evan Williams, a young working-class man, struggling to come to terms with the injustice and social inequalities of the world he lives in. His rebellious actions during a time of 'agrarian discontent' have dramatic consequences, not only for himself, but also inadvertently for the woman he loves.

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