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Christmas at the Brontë Parsonage

I start this post with a sad year for the Brontë family. On the 19th December 1848, Emily Brontë passed away at home. Mary Crain dramatizes her death, picturing her looking out of her living… 1,026 more words


Books for a wet and windy night?

Last night it poured. Most of the night in fact, which in my house doesn’t lend itself to a good night’s sleep as we sleep under the eaves and have two roof lights, somehow rain landing directly on the glass is a lot more noisy than rain landing on the roof itself. 657 more words

Ten More Days To Go | Day 21

I read today’s actual prompt and for some reason, it feels like I’ve answered this one. That’s weird. Whatever.

DAY 21. – Book you tell people you’ve read, but haven’t (or haven’t… 181 more words


So What is The Great Conversation?

One of the most rewarding things about reading books is that eventually they start talking with one another. At first, a story stands on its own merits, but then comparisons begin forming of their own accord. 432 more words

Ernest Hemingway

I can live alone, if self-respect, and circumstances require me so to do. I need not sell my soul to buy bliss.

I have an inward treasure born with me, which can keep me alive if all extraneous delights should be withheld, or offered only at a price, I cannot afford to give.

— Jane Eyre


Book Review – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Title: Jane Eyre
Author: Charlotte Bronte
Format: Paperback
Written: 1847
Published: 2010

Jane Eyre is a classic that has been sitting on my “to read” stack for a long time, and I’m happy to say I have now sampled all three Bronte sisters.  519 more words

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