The genesis of genius. The tiny books. - The tiny, hand-lettered, hand-bound books Charlotte and Branwell Brontë made as children surely qualify. Measuring about 2.5 by 5 centimeters, page after...
14 hours ago
by Polly Teale
Monday 9th November – Saturday 14th November 2015
The Mount, Christchurch Road, Reading RG1 5HL
"Out on the wild and windy moor" three sisters put pen to paper and, unknown to their beloved father and brother, begin to write... Written by Polly Teale of Shared Experience - After Mrs Rochester, Jane Eyre, Mine - Brontë brings to life Emily, Charlotte and Anne to explore how the pressures of a disruptive brother, societal convention, love, and loss, influenced the creation of some of literature's best-loved characters, and led to fame as "the Bell brothers".
This amateur production of Brontë is by special arrangement with Nick Hern Books Ltd.