Tag: Charlotte Brontë
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21st April is the birthday of Charlotte Brontë, the eldest of the Brontë sisters, and older sibling to the painter Bramwell Brontë. An uncommonly original writer, it’s only to be expected that some of her finely turned phrases have made their way into the English language. She is listed as an example in well over […]more
Charlotte Brontë is renowned around the world for her 1847 novel Jane Eyre. With an intelligent and impassioned heroine, a handsome and ruthless hero, and (spoiler alert) something unexpected in the attic, the book has captured the imagination of readers for generation after generation. Less widely known, but still much-loved by many readers, are her […]more