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Romancing Miss Bronte: A Novel

3 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Juliet Gael

In her debut, Gael makes a valiant attempt to blend fact with fiction as she transports readers to 19th-century England, where Charlotte Brontë conspires with her sisters to publish their works under pseudonyms. The publications aren't instant … see full wiki

Author: Juliet Gael
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Ballantine Books
4 reviews about Romancing Miss Bronte: A Novel
review by . August 27, 2010
Charlotte in love
  Charlotte Bronte was the only one of her five siblings to marry, though it seems she loved three men in her short lifetime. The title of this book, Romancing Miss Bronte, is something of a misnomer, since this poor woman actually experienced very little in the way of romance. The Bronte sisters who became writers lived with their minister father in the remote moors of Yorkshire, in a bleak stone house on the very edge of a graveyard. To understand the impact of environment upon their lives, …
review by . June 24, 2010
Charlotte Bronte was the only one of her five siblings to marry, though it seems she loved three men in her short lifetime. The title of this book, Romancing Miss Bronte, is something of a misnomer, since this poor woman actually experienced very little in the way of romance. The Bronte sisters who became writers lived with their minister father in the remote moors of Yorkshire, in a bleak stone house on the very edge of a graveyard. To understand the impact of environment upon their lives, it is …
review by . April 29, 2010
Many people do not know that Charlotte Bronte married happily at age thirty eight and died nine months later. Husband Nichols gets pushed under the rug because readers don't want Charlotte married. They prefer the pining girl on the moors forever in thrall to her professor in Brussels, Constantin Heger. Writing great Gothic novels isn't possible with a husband lurking about.They picture Charlotte lonely, suffering, a Jane Eyre who would never meet a Mr. Rochester, a plain, tiny demure lady who men …
review by . March 26, 2010
Charlotte Bronte is one of the most well-known authors in the world, having written a classic piece of literature. Now Juliet Gael has attempted to tell the story of Ms. Bronte - her character, her strength and most importantly, how her life was the basis for each of the books that she wrote.     Having finished the story, I did a bit of research into the life of Charlotte Bronte, and it appears that Gael has captured all the elements within her novel and worked the unknown around …
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