Born OTD in 1871, Polish Marxist, philosopher, economist, anti-war activist & revolutionary socialist, Rosa Luxemberg. A giant of the political left, Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. But she was much more than just a thinker. She made herself heard in a world inimical to the voices of strong-willed women. She overcame physical infirmity & the prejudice she faced as a Jew to become an active revolutionary whose philosophy enriched every corner of an incredibly productive & creative life—her many friendships, her sexual intimacies, & her love of science, nature and art.

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Always opposed to the First World War, when others on the German left were swept up on a tide of nationalism, she was imprisoned and murdered in 1919 fighting for a revolution she knew to be doomed.

In this beautifully drawn work of graphic biography, writer and artist Kate Evans has opened up her subject’s intellectual world to a new audience, grounding Luxemburg’s ideas in the realities of an inspirational and deeply affecting life. Available in store and online.

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