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SHOWCASE | New Lady Lilian Spender Graphic Novel

10 Mar 2021

A new graphic novel on the life and diaries of Lady Lilian Spender has been produced by the Nerve Centre.

A graphic novel looking at the life and impact of the remarkable diarist Lady Lilian Spender is available to download and view.

The novel has been developed by the Nerve Centre’s Understanding the Decade of Commemorations project, in partnership with the Tower Museum, to mark the centenary of the partition of Ireland. The story, developed by artist Hilary Lawler and with a script by Seth Linder, charts Lady Spender’s life and her eyewitness accounts of some of the most significant events of a century ago, including the Home Rule Crisis and the passage of the Anglo-Irish Treaty.

The graphic novel features education resources for use in the classroom at Key Stage 3.