A Girl Walks into a Book: What the Brontës Taught Me about by Miranda K. Pennington PDF

By Miranda K. Pennington

ISBN-10: 1580056571

ISBN-13: 9781580056571

How repeatedly have you ever heard readers argue approximately that is larger, Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights? The works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne proceed to impress passionate fandom over a century after their deaths. Brontë fans, in addition to these folks who by no means made it additional than these oft-cited classics, will eat Miranda Pennington's pleasant literary memoir.
Pennington, at the present time a author and instructor in long island, used to be a precocious reader. Her father gave her Jane Eyre on the age of 10, sparking what could turn into a lifelong devotion and a number of re-readings. She started to delve into the paintings and lives of the Brontës, discovering that the sisters have been from time to time her lifeline, her sounding board, even her closest associates. during this fascinating, offbeat memoir, Pennington lines the improvement of the Brontës as girls, as sisters, and as writers, as she recounts her personal struggles to slot in as a bookish, introverted, bisexual lady. within the Brontës and their characters, Pennington ultimately unearths the heroines she wishes, and she or he turns into captivated with their knowledge, braveness, and fearlessness. Her obsession makes for a completely soaking up and distinctive learn.
A lady Walks right into a Book is a candid and emotional love affair that braids feedback, biography and literature right into a quest that is helping us comprehend where of literature in our lives; the way it impacts and conjures up us.

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