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Rachel Joyce —A Personal Pilgrimage: re-writing Charlotte Brontë
Saturday 8 October
Toll Gavel Church 11AM
To mark the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth,join award-winning author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce, as she discusses her widely-praised adaptations for BBC Radio of Charlotte Brontë’s novels,including The Professor, Shirley, Villette and,most recently, JaneEyre. We ask does Charlotte Brontë, as an influential writer herself, live on in her own novels?