The Brontesaurus: An A-z Of Charlotte, Emily And Anne Bronte (and Branwell)

byJohn SutherlandContribution byJohn Crace

November 3, 2016|
The Brontesaurus: An A-z Of Charlotte, Emily And Anne Bronte (and Branwell) by John Sutherland
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Did Charlotte Brontë take opium? Did the Reverend Brontë carry a loaded pistol? What, precisely, does 'wuthering' mean?

Distinguished literary critic John Sutherland takes an idiosyncratic look at the world of the Brontës, from the bumps on Charlotte's head to the nefarious origins of Mr Rochester's fortune, by way of astral telephony, letterwriting dogs, an exploding peat bog, and much, much more.

Also features 'Jane Eyre abbreviated' by John Crace, author of the Guardian's 'Digested Reads' column - read Charlotte Brontë's masterpiece in five minutes!

John Sutherland is Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus at University College London and an eminent scholar in the field of Victorian fiction, author of many works including The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction. He has also written the bestselling popular titles Is Heathcliff a Murderer? and Can Jane Eyre be Happy?, and such schol...
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Title:The Brontesaurus: An A-z Of Charlotte, Emily And Anne Bronte (and Branwell)
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:176 pages, 8.03 X 5.43 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 8.03 X 5.43 X 0.91 in
Published:November 3, 2016
Publisher:Icon Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781785781438

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