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Featured Poem: I'll Come When Thou Art Saddest by Emily Bronte

197 years ago this week, Emily Bronte was born in the village of Haworth, Yorkshire. Though best known for her one and only novel – the brooding and wild tale of obsession… 244 more words

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The Who's Who of Wuthering Heights

If you’ve started reading (or finished) you know how confusing Emily Bronte has made this novel for her readers.  This is mostly due to the same name being used for more than one character in the book despite that already confusing fact that they are all in some way related to one another.   49 more words

Wuthering Heights


Wuthering Heights has been dividing audiences for nearly two centuries. You’ll either be besotted upon first reading, or hate it with the fire of a thousand suns. 1,263 more words



The other day I visited the Brontë Parsonage Museum (see above) in Haworth, Yorkshire.  I haven’t visited many writers’ houses mainly because I’ve suspected I might be bored by them but this did not bore me at all. 187 more words


Gabriel, Heathcliff and I

I was seventeen when I first encountered Gabriel Oak in the pages of Hardy’s novel. And I was about the same age when I met Heathcliff at… 488 more words

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To Kill a Mockingbird: Books in the Blood # 11

* TINY SPOILER ALERT. If you haven’t heard ANYTHING about Go Set a Watchman and don’t want to – read no further.

What books did you read at school? 885 more words


Wuthering Heights

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
– Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights