Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 12:30 am by M. in ,    1 comment
Naxos releases a new audiobook of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall:
Anne Brontë
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Read by Piers Wehner and Katy Carmichael
Naxos Audio Books (August 3, 2015)
ISBN-13: 978-1843798927

In The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Anne Brontë created a strong, modern heroine who challenged the prevailing morals and politics of the Victorian era. When Helen Graham shut her bedroom door on her abusive, drunken husband, it was a door-slam heard around the world. Escaping to Wildfell Hall after a loveless marriage, Helen, the mysterious tenant, lives in quiet seclusion, but her reclusive nature quickly becomes the subject of local gossip. Gilbert Markham, a young farmer, becomes intrigued with Ms Graham and soon discovers the shocking secrets of her dark past...

1 comment:

  1. Great news!

    Thank goodness Anne had the time, and her characteristic grit, to write The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and live to see it published . It would be a much poorer Bronte world without it .

    The notion Wildfell Hall is an answer to Wurthing Heights is an interesting one . Emily insists her people be " as God made them" Anne answers back" Wrongs must be fought tooth and nail.. " In this case, Helen closing that door and running away , is fighting