Monday, May 11, 2020

Monday, May 11, 2020 10:20 am by Cristina in , , , ,    No comments
The Straits Times recommends 10 fantasy books worth escaping into, such as
8. The Eyre Affair (2001)
by Jasper Fforde
In Fforde's metafictional series, people can actually escape into the worlds of books. In this opening instalment, literary detective Thursday Next pursues a criminal mastermind through the original manuscript of Charlotte Brontë's 1847 novel Jane Eyre, attempting to apprehend her mark without derailing Brontë's plot too much. (Olivia Ho)
La Vanguardia (Spain) discusses learning languages through songs and considers that,
Seguramente los Beatles han hecho más por la lengua de las hermanas Brontë que todos los métodos habidos y por haber. (Magí Camps) (Translation)
In honour of VE Day, AnneBrontë.org has a post on World War 2 in Brontë Country (and some Brontë relics unfortunately lost in the Blitz).

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