Triumph And Tragedy: Anne Brontë In London - When Anne Brontë, accompanied by her sister Charlotte, arrived in London on the dawn of 8th July 1848 they had intended to stay for one night only and retu...
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And tucked away in a corner of the basement is the Bisovetskyis’ library. The shelves, donated by a friend, are neatly lined with detective stories, travel guides, National Geographic magazines, children’s books, philosophy texts and classics such as Mina Laury by Charlotte Brontë, in English. All the books have been donated in the past few days and a couple of librarians stopped by to organize everything.We don't know about Mina Laury being a classic, though.
The couple can barely keep up with the demand for the books and the amount of donations. Their selection now includes books in Ukrainian, English, Russian and Turkish, and each is stamped “Maidan Library.” Books can be taken out for any length of time and borrowers get a candy when they bring them back. “We needed some incentive,” said Mr. Bisovetskyi. (Paul Waldie)
Letture consigliate, rivedibili: a un 16 maschio Jane Eyre può davvero interessare? (Luca Marchi) (Translation)And we wonder back, why not?