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Tiny manuscript by Charlotte Brontë returns home to Haworth

A miniature manuscript written by a 13-year-old Charlotte Brontë has gone on public display after being returned to her West Yorkshire home. The 15-page book, smaller than a playing card, is dated December 1829 and is stitched in its original brown paper covers. It measures 3.8in (9.6 cm) by...
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Tiny manuscript by 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte returns to Yorkshire home

A miniature manuscript by the 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte has returned to her home in West Yorkshire, 200 years after it was written.The last of more than two dozen of the famous “little books” known to be in private hands was bought by a charity in April for 1.25 million dollars (£973,000) after surfacing for the first time in more than a century.Its buyers, British literary charity Friends of National Libraries (FNL), donated the book to the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth, where it is now on display after returning this week.The 15-page manuscript, smaller than a playing card, is dated...
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Telegraph

Grouse shooting set to be banned on moors that inspired Emily and Charlotte Brontë

Grouse shooting is set to be banned on the historic moors that inspired the writings of the Brontë sisters, as part of what critics called a “manufactured and damaging” campaign against a long-standing countryside tradition. Yorkshire Water, which owns large tracts of land on Thornton Moor, is...
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slj.com

Good News for Fans of Charlotte Bronte: 6 Substitutes and Read-Alikes for 'Jane Eyre'

Still slugging it out with Jane's evil stepmother, her treacherous schooldays, and the love-him hate-him Rochester? NCTE & SLJ want to refresh the canon with some new favorites that supply some of what we love about Jane Eyre—gothic settings, independent heroes, atmospherics—but skip the mad wife in the attic.
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Tiny manuscript by 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte to be returned to Yorkshire home

A miniature manuscript by the 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte will be returned to her home in Yorkshire after being bought by a charity. The last of more than two dozen of the famous “little books” known to be in private hands has been bought for 1.25 million dollars (£973,000) after surfacing for the first time in more than a century.
Marietta Daily Journal

Tiny manuscript by 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte to return home

LONDON — A miniature manuscript by the 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte will be returned to her home in Yorkshire after being bought by a charity. The last of more than two dozen of the famous “little books” known to be in private hands has been bought for $1.25 million after surfacing for the first time in more than a century.
Literary Hub

A tiny Charlotte Brontë book, long hidden from public view, is now for sale.

Putting all overachieving kids to shame forever, Charlotte Brontë and her siblings created a series of tiny books when they were children that have since become highly coveted—and very expensive—objects in the world of antiquarian book collection. Though many of them have landed in various high-profile libraries and museums, one disappeared from the public eye after its auction to a private collector in 1916; now, it will soon be up for sale and can be yours for a mere $1.25 million.