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Happy Birthday, Charlotte Bronte!

This week saw Charlotte Bronte’s 201st birthday. Since moving to Yorkshire 18 months ago, I’ve been highly aware of the Bronte’s sisters’ impact and their historical presence. 358 more words

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Happy Birthday, Charlotte Bronte!

(21st April 1816 – 31st March 1855)

Charlotte Bronte was an English Novelist and Poet. She is the eldest sister of the Bronte Sisters, Emily Bronte… 528 more words


Only 38 years of life but a lasting impact

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.

Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity, or registering wrongs. 34 more words

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By Sharon Reily, Reference Department

Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë spent much of their short lives cloistered in a small English village parsonage, yet created some of the world’s most important novels, including… 1,560 more words

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Get "Moor" Out of Life--Take the Bronte Country Tour May 20-21

The enchanting moorlands which inspired “Wuthering Heights” are just one of the memorable sites you will see on the Bronte Country Tour, May 20-21, led by… 215 more words

Rule of Rose (PS2): A loyal dog, a princess, and a rusty steel pipe...

A good horror experience will ask the important questions: what is the nature of evil? Is death ever truly final? What kind of hospital needs a zodiac sign puzzle-operated door? 772 more words


The Thirteenth Tale (by D. Setterfield) - A Book Review

Where to begin if not with the very beginning? Though of course, the beginning is never where one thinks it is.

The Thirteenth Tale is a modern Gothic novel that has been recommended to me over and over again but I always had some other books waiting for me to read, piled up in my own column of infinity*. 1,943 more words

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