I have recently been reading Marianne Thormählen’s fascinating book ‘The Brontës and Religion’ (Cambridge University Press 1999). I shouldn’t be. Really, I should be doing
Spoilers throughout! Many years ago, my mother came by leather bound copies of the mid-Victorian magazine ‘The Argosy’ as part of a job lot in
How embarrasing: I typed and published a whole post – a review of this notorious Victorian novel – and only the image came out! I
I always find it interesting how through reading fiction written by authors at about the time that the story is set, or shortly afterwards, you
< I made up an acronym while writing, to remind me of some essential points to remember when trying to write a page turner. FLASH.
In my last post, I wrote about the realistic – and fairly dismal – depiction of a governess’ life in the England of the
I first read Anne Brontë’s ‘Agnes Grey’ a long time ago – in my early twenties – about the time that I first read ‘The
I am still reading that fascinating book by Marianne Thormëhelen, ‘The Brontës and Religion’, and it raises a point that had vaguely occurred to me,