The Iron Woman is the sequel to Ted Hughes' 1968 novel 'The Iron
is set in a small industrial city and centres on a young girl
named Lucy. Lucy befriends a giant iron woman who emerges from
a local polluted swamp. The Iron Woman is on a mission to stop
world pollution by destroying all the factories that harm the
We feel the characters in this novel are easy to visualise and
we think that this story will amaze you with how creatively
it explores environmental issues.
Whilst many of the members of our class were not hooked right
from the beginning of the narrative, we persevered and by the
end really got into the book.
We think the message
of the book admirable.