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Juliet Barker
Birth date: January 01, 1958
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Tannat
Tannat rated it 2 years ago
An interesting and informative read. I found the earlier chapters describing the social and economic background surrounding the revolt to be more interesting that the details of the events across the country found in the later chapters, but that’s mostly because I was looking for more of an overvi...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 3 years ago
La leyenda literaria de los Brontë empezó con un juego de chicos. Así lo contaba Charlotte en 1829:"The play of the Islanders was formed in December 1827 in the following maner. One night about the time when the cold sleet and dreary/ fogs of November are succeeded by the snow storms & high peircin...
Reflections
Reflections rated it 5 years ago
Anyone interested in the Brontë family will be fascinated by The Brontës: A Life in Letters. I read this book in conjunction with Juliet Barker's other book about the Brontës, The Brontës: Wild Genius on the Moors: The Story of Three Sisters Amazon US Link, and it was a great pairing. Both books ar...
My Journey in Writing
My Journey in Writing rated it 6 years ago
This biography has to be one of the best I've read on anyone. It is meticulously researched, and the author's claims are backed up with evidence. I can't imagine how long it took Juliet Barker to research and write it all, but if you want to know more about the Bronte family, this is the place to lo...
Readin' and Dreamin'
Readin' and Dreamin' rated it 6 years ago
I haven't read any other non-fiction book about the Brontë family, but I can tell you that this is the Brontë biography to start with. Yes, it's a tome, but it's oh so worth it. It completely erases the myths and legends surrounding the family, and relies on fact (or as close as you can get to fac...
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