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Anne Lister is a force of nature. She’s fearless, charismatic, and determined to do things her own way.
Anne cuts an unusual figure around Halifax, dressed head to toe in masculine black. As a landowner, industrialist and female in nineteenth century Yorkshire, she defies every convention of the society she lives in. She’s an efficient landlord and runs rings around her coal mining rivals. Her romantic ambitions are similarly ahead of their time; true to her God-given nature, Anne plans to marry a woman.