Flowers for Anne's birthday. - The Brontë Society Flowers for Anne's birthday Thank you very much to the person who sends them every year - they are much loved
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are very popular with library patrons and have been reviewed by the School Library Journal, which described Book I as, "Jane Eyre meets Lemony Snicket in this smart, surprising satire. [...]" (Brian Shabto)The Daily Trust (Nigeria) interviews 'Architect, writer, business partner, mother, wife, reader, humanitarian' Hadiza El-Rufai:
What book in your younger days impacted on you? Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre. It had a great impact on me. I first read the novel when I was 13 years old and for some reason I identified so much with the protagonist, who was a strong woman far ahead of her time. (Eugenia Abu)The Bath Chronicle features the local exhibition Laura Ashley: The Romantic Heroine at the Bath Fashion Museum.
The display will capture the Laura Ashley look that in the 1960s and 1970s inspired a generation of women to dress as though they were the milkmaid Tess of the d'Urbervilles from Thomas Hardy's novel, or perhaps Cathy from Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights.