In Search of the Brontes

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A Wish for Wings
The early life of Charlotte, Anne and Emily.Their parents - Patrick and Maria (nee Branwell) - have six children: five girls and one boy, born between 1813 and 1820. Patrick,…
Gone Like Dreams
By 1844, the Brontes have lived through many trials and tribulations but they have no idea of the tragedy that is still to come. Charlotte, Emily and Anne retreat to…

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