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

By Miranda K. Pennington

How again and again have you ever heard readers argue approximately that's 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 lovers, in addition to these people who by no means made it extra than these oft-cited classics, will consume Miranda Pennington's pleasant literary memoir.
Pennington, this present day a author and instructor in long island, was once 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 pals. during this captivating, offbeat memoir, Pennington strains the advance 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 eventually reveals the heroines she wishes, and he or she turns into enthusiastic about their knowledge, braveness, and fearlessness. Her obsession makes for a wholly soaking up and distinct 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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