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Charlotte Brontë
E.F. Benson
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Charlotte Brontë

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Unknown Binding, 313 pages
Published January 28th 1971 by Books for Libraries Press (first published 1971)
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Nov 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I gave this five stars in spite of his comments about Anne's work being mediocre.
Jun 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book a lot. It was precisely and carefully written, stating the facts and pulling apart the saintly whitewash Mrs. Gaskell and other previous biographers had done to Charlotte's life. He does a thorough job of getting at the real Charlotte behind all the myth.
I'm not even sure the author liked Charlotte very much, but that didn't stop him depicting her honestly, with the facts that he had before him.
The book ends very abruptly with Charlotte's death. The last few chapters seem a
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Edward Frederic "E. F." Benson was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer.
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