The Brontesaurus: An A-Z of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte (and Branwell)

The Brontesaurus: An A-Z of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte (and Branwell)

John Sutherland
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Author:  John Sutherland
Condition:  New
Format:  Hardback
Pages:  176
Publisher:  Icon Books Ltd
Year:  2016
ISBN:  9781785781438

Did Charlotte Bronte take opium? Did the Reverend Bronte carry a loaded pistol? What, precisely, does 'wuthering' mean?

Distinguished literary critic John Sutherland takes an idiosyncratic look at the world of the Brontes, from the bumps on Charlotte's head to the nefarious origins of Mr Rochester's fortune, by way of astral telephony, letterwriting dogs, an exploding peat bog, and much, much more.

Also features 'Jane Eyre abbreviated' by John Crace, author of the Guardian's 'Digested Reads' column - read Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece in five minutes!