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posted on 13 Apr 2016

Trade unionism and political power in  Margot Heinemann’s The Adventurers [1960]

The Adventurers [1960] was Margot Heinemann’s first and only published work of fiction. The novel addresses itself to a period of political history – 1943 to 1956 – which tracks the critical developmental paths of two organisations that had been at the heart of Heinemann’s public, educational and literary life : the Communist Party of Great Britain [CPGB] and the Trade Union movement.

You can continue reading this research essay by Terry Potter (2016) on this link Rising_Tide.pdf