Tag: the bronte sisters

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Emily Brontë and the Greatest Hungarian Poet

Emily Brontë and Sándor Petőfi lived their lives in the same decades of the 19th century. However, at the time Hungary and England were a world apart. The two poets never knew about each other. The most beautiful English poems of the century were penned by Emily Brontë. Similarly, arguably the greatest Hungarian poet was Sándor Petőfi. They both died very young, only a … Read More Emily Brontë and the Greatest Hungarian Poet

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Three Quotations from Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre”

On its first trip to the US, the manuscript of “Jane Eyre” is on loan to the Morgan Library & Museum in New York. The exhibition “Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will” has opened today, September 9, 2016. April 21st this year was the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë and I celebrated it in style. On Charlotte’s 200th birthday I uploaded the polished, edited and proofread … Read More Three Quotations from Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre”

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Can You Spot FIVE Subtle Differences on Wuthering Heights?

  As the bicentenary of Emily Brontë approaches, for a chance to win a signed copy of THE SEX TOURIST together with a hardcover edition of Wuthering Heights from Emily Brontë (used, but in very good condition) all you have to do is to participate in two rounds (one this week and the other one next week) of spotting five subtle differences between two … Read More Can You Spot FIVE Subtle Differences on Wuthering Heights?

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall – An Anne Bronte Novel

As some of you may know, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is mentioned in The Sex Tourist and is a particularly inspiring book for me.