Category: Writers

Ring Containing Charlotte Brontë’s Hair Discovered in Attic | Smart News | Smithsonian

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Home which inspired Sir Walter Scott on market for £1.5million | Daily Mail Online

I want one. Dating back to 1800, Gartochraggan is said to have been visited by Sir Walter Scott and gave him the inspiration for his famous poem The Lady Of The Lake, as well as a novel. Source: Home which inspired Sir Walter Scott on market for £1.5million | Daily Mail Online Read More

Babes, Books & Beers

Amazing new podcast (Full Disclosure: Sarah’s my daughter). https://babesbooksbeers.com SaveSave SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Read More

Jane Austen at Home

‘Jane Austen at Home’ by Lucy Worsley follows trail of nearly homeless author By MAUREEN MCCARTHY Star Tribune (Minneapolis) August 02, 2017 4:00 AM “Jane Austen at Home: A Biography” by Lucy Worsley; St. Martin’s Press (386 pages, $29.99) Here in the 21st century, where Jane Austen inspires films, spinoff books and even a zombie Read More

Remembering Pat Conroy (excerpt from The Prince of Tides): Read More

LA Times book review – LA Times After encouraging Charlotte’s talents, Constantin Heger, who has been teaching her French literature, has grown more formal, signaling that he “will never see her in a romantic light.” Ultimately, Harman writes, he will “cost her two years of intense heartache, humiliation and futile hope.” As she recounts in Read More

Bones found at prison may belong to real-life Tess of the d’Urbervilles Archaeologists’ discovery could be remains of Martha Brown, whose public hanging in 1856 was watched by Thomas Hardy THEGUARDIAN.COM|BY STEVEN MORRIS SaveSave Read More

It might be thought that when Thomas Hardy stepped aside from his narrative in Jude The Obscure to describe Shaston, or Shaftesbury, “on the summit of a steep and imposing scarp, rising … out of the deep alluvial vale of Blackmoor” as “one of the queerest and quaintest spots in England”, he was being unduly fanciful. But Read More

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