A Little Chat With… “Jenny”- by Maddalena De Leo

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During my stay in Haworth in 2007 I had the chance to spend some time and have a little chat with a very special person- the vicar of the lovely and often crowded St. Michael and All Angels, the church where the whole Brontë family is buried except for Anne, who rests in Scarborough. At …

Our Guests: Mick Manning & Brita Granström

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Our guests today are Mick Manning & Brita Granström, authors and illustrators of the “The Brontës-  Children Of The Moors” . It is a wonderful book on the lives of the Brontë sisters and their family, and we had the chance to read it and review it for Hachette UK – in case you missed our review, it can be found in this blog …

Wuthering Heights by Sylvia Plath

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  The horizons ring me like faggots, Tilted and disparate, and always unstable. Touched by a match, they might warm me, And their fine lines singe The air to orange Before the distances they pin evaporate, Weighting the pale sky with a soldier color. But they only dissolve and dissolve Like a series of promises, …

The Sisters’Room Meets the Brontë Society in Italy On The Occasion Of Charlotte’s Bicentenary

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To celebrate Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary we had been busy organizing many different events like our Facebook contest and a meeting in Rome entirely dedicated to this great celebration but, on April 21st, on the very date of thisvery much awaited event, we decided to do something completely different: we left Rome – in good company with …

In The Reading Room: The Brontës, Children Of The Moors- A Review

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  The Brontës – Children of the Moors: A Picture Book is a lovely book written and illustrated by Mick Manning and Brita Granström, published by Hachette. This awesome book tells us the story of Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne’s life, through simple words and lovely images. In fact, it is an illustrated biography, and Charlotte …