In this carefully chosen selection of their letters, diaries and autobiographical fragments, we hear the authentic voices of the three novelists, as well as their brother Bramwell and father, the Reverend Patrick Bronte. The collection follows their progress from exuberant childhood to years of hardship, followed by immense literary success and then tragic later years.
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Juliet Barker is the author of six books, including the acclaimed biography, The Brontës. She is the editor of Charlotte Brontë: Juvenilia and spent six years as curator of the Brontë Parsonage Museum.Review:
Barker proves herself an impeccable editor of family papers we are all the richer for possessing. -- New York Times Book Review
Provides a real sense of what those strange, brilliant people were like-simultaneously withdrawn from life and passionately interested in it. -- The Atlantic Monthly
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Buchbeschreibung LITTLE BROWN BOOKS GROUP Apr 2016, 2016. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - The Brontë story has been written many times but rarely as compellingly as by the Brontës themselves. In this selection of letters and autobiographical fragments we hear the authentic voices of the three novelist sisters, Charlotte, Emily and Anne, their brother, Branwell, and their father, the Reverend Patrick Brontë. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781408708316