I have always loved Louisa May Alcott! She was definitely my favourite writer when I was a teenager and used to spend long hours reading and enjoying her beautiful novels! Jo March will always be one of my favourite heroines because she is lively, intelligent, passionate, strong-minded and independent ... even more than Jane Austen's heroines!
Read here an article from The Telegraph about this female author who also became a famous feminist and campaigned for the abolition of slavery.
It is absolutely worthwhile to read her most celebrated novel Little Women! Click here for a detailed analysis of the novel.