Jon Walter






Nevertheless She Persisted

Two sisters working in Holloway Prison find themselves face-to-face with imprisoned suffragettes: women fighting for the same freedoms they want for themselves

Nancy is drawn to one inmate in particular – the enigmatic ‘Duchess’. She believes in deeds not words. 

Clara is drawn to Ted. He believes in marriage

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Jon Walter has written yet another stunning book with ‘Nevertheless She Persisted.’ A striking, important story about two sisters’ struggle to find their ways as women, in a world dominated by men. Effortless, unforgettable writing
— Lisa Heathfield, author of Seed and Paper Butterflies


About Jon Walter






Jon Walter worked for 20 years as a photojournalist. He now writes books for adults and children.





He has shaken hands with two prime ministers, has been in a riot and survived a tsunami. While on holiday in Skye he was once plucked from the streets of Portree to model for Vogue. None of these exciting things appear in his novels.




He likes being warm in cold places and eating tasty food.