Monday, November 04, 2013

Monday, November 04, 2013 10:57 am by M. in , ,    No comments
The Guardian interviews the screenwriter Sally Wainwright (author of Sparkhouse in 2002 and the 2006 BBC Radio 4 Cold in the Earth and Fifteen Wild Decembers) concerning the second series of Last Tango in Halifax and she reveals what could be a very exciting new project:
Then there's a new biopic about the Brontë sisters, again for the BBC. "I'm fascinated by three literary geniuses in one family, and the fact that they had such robust imaginative worlds inside their heads but outwardly they were regarded as mice."  (Caroline Rees)
ActuaLitté (France) reviews Itinèraire d'un poète apache by Guillaume Staelens:
C'est à cette conviction ténue que se raccroche désespérément le personnage, l'image de Cronos mangeant ses propres enfants, de la chute de la maison Usher, d'un cataclysme final à la Emily Brontë ou à la Stephen King. (Julien Pessot).
A corgi compared to Jane Eyre? In Tuscaloosa News:
I find it harder to pigeonhole her little sister and littermate, Lola. The newest addition to our corgi family, Lola is a little like Elizabeth Bennett in “Pride and Prejudice” and a little like Jane Eyre, to say nothing of Harriet Welsch in “Harriet the Spy.” (Ben Windham)
DVD Talk reviews Byzantium by Neil Jordan:
Making the transition from stage to cinema by playwright/screenwriter Moira Buffini, who recently brought to life the eeriness and melancholy of Jane Eyre in an elegant adaptation, Byzantium tells the conjoined stories of two penniless vampires who have been living together and harboring their secret for over two-hundred years. (Thomas Spurlin)
Northamptonshire Telegraph reviews Jasper Fforde's The Eyre AffairSteve Swis has uploaded to Flickr a recent picture of Top Withins.


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