Page wall post by The Brontë Society - The Brontë Society: Shirley published 26 October 1849. The first reviewer declared the opening chapter 'vulgar ... unnecessary ... disgusting' and divined...
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If you ever wanted to know more about the mysterious mother of the talented sisters, this is your chance. Ponden Hall, near Stanbury, inspiration for Emily's Wuthering Heights, is the venue for this talk about Mrs Brontë by local lecturer Angela Crow - and it's followed by high tea in the Regency style, with a definite Cornish flavour. Visitors will also have a chance to tour Ponden Hall and learn about its history with the current own. (Brontë Parsonage Museum website)
Date: Thursday October 30, 3pm.