A review by Maddalena De Leo

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Walking The Invisible by Michael Stewart (2021) The new book by Michael Stewart, true son of Yorkshire already acclaimed as the author of Ill Will, is a very enjoyable and original reading. In the twelve chapters of Walking the Invisible (HarperCollins 2021), whose title mirrors that of Sally Wainwright’s 2016 “biopic” To Walk Invisible, the …

In The Footsteps Of Anne Brontë: The Grand Scarborough Hotel

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When you think of the Brontë sisters, what immediately comes to mind is the bright green grass on the moors. But there’s another kind of landscape that can be surprisingly linked to Anne: the sea. Anne’s mother was born in Cornwall and there seem to be some connections with pirates on that side of the …

Extremely Rare Handwritten Manuscript by Emily Brontë Will Be Auctioned

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An incredibly rare handwritten manuscript of poems by Emily Brontë, with pencil corrections by Charlotte, will be auctioned at Sotheby’s. It is an extraordinary finding, one of the very few records of Emily’s life. After being untraceable for almost one hundred years, it will soon be auctioned as part of a sale alongside with many …

7 facts about Charlotte Brontë: do you really know the author of Jane Eyre?

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Do you really know Charlotte Brontë? She was born on this day in 1816, and in order to celebrate her birthday we’d like to share with you some short but interesting facts about her. What do we know about the most famous Brontë sister? Who was she? Are there any anecdotes that can help us to understand …

Anne Brontë and Music – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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Since she was a child, Anne Brontë had been particularly interested in music. Emily and Anne started taking piano lessons with Abraham Sunderland in 1832 and, while working for the Robinsons, she had the opportunity to go to many concerts with the whole family during their summer holidays in Scarborough. In 1848 she also went …