By Miranda K. Pennington

ISBN-10: 1580056571

ISBN-13: 9781580056571

How again and again have you ever heard readers argue approximately that's greater, Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights? The works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne proceed to impress passionate fandom over a century after their deaths. Brontë lovers, in addition to these folks who by no means made it additional than these oft-cited classics, will consume Miranda Pennington's pleasant literary memoir.
Pennington, this present day a author and instructor in big apple, was once a precocious reader. Her father gave her Jane Eyre on the age of 10, sparking what might 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 now and then her lifeline, her sounding board, even her closest acquaintances. during this captivating, offbeat memoir, Pennington strains the improvement of the Brontës as ladies, as sisters, and as writers, as she recounts her personal struggles to slot in as a bookish, introverted, bisexual girl. within the Brontës and their characters, Pennington eventually unearths the heroines she wishes, and he or she turns into keen about their knowledge, braveness, and fearlessness. Her obsession makes for a completely soaking up and distinct learn.
A woman 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 evokes us.

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