Monday, August 10, 2009

The writing was like a beautiful piece of music

Via ohnotheydidnt we have discovered the new poster for Wuthering Heights 1939 created by TCM for its Summer under Stars series. William Wyler's film will be broadcast again next August 25 (11:30 PM).

Today's crossword in the Mirror contains a Brontë entry:

Husband of Catherine Earnshaw in the Emily Brontë novel Wuthering Heights.
A new bookstore in Ulmarra, Australia is the subject of this article in the Daily Examiner:
[The bookstore] also keeps a range of titles in constant stock.
“The classics are very popular,” he said.
“I've got to have all the Austins and the Brontes because I'll get asked for them.”
BookBath reviews Jude Morgan's The Taste of Sorrow. Once again it is an excellent review:
I found the writing throughout absolutely stunning - without wanting to sound cliched - the writing was like a beautiful piece of music - it flowed and carried you along with it. (Karen)
Les Îles de la nuit posts about Françoise d'Aubonne. In 1964 she published a collection of poems by Emily Brontë translated to French and devoted a poem to the author than can be read on the post; およよの森 posts a comic retelling of the ending of Jane Eyre mixed with some Eyre Affair references; Books & Writers Forum has a brief entry on Jane Eyre (in Italian); Sarah Whittle shares with us a hand embroidered postcard inspired by the Haworth Parsonage and Let us go in, the fog is rising posts about André Téchiné's Les Soeurs Brontë film (in Spanish).

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