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Description - Wild Imaginings: A Bronte Childhood by Catherine Rayner

This book will take you into the lives of the six Bronte children who were raised in Haworth Parsonage on the edge of the West Yorkshire Moors. Discover the world of a Victorian childhood and how the children dealt with isolation, the harsh education system and death. Read about how the children used the graveyard surrounding their garden as a playground and how they found solace in making up stories of imaginary islands, kingdoms and people. Reality and imagination mingled and spread so that they lived in a fantasy world of ghosts, horror, religion, disease, war, scientific discovery, love and humor; here anything could happen. Learn about the background to the childhood of those who were to become such remarkable authors. This book is as accurate in its factual content as it is fascinating in its fantasy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781786937780
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Austin Macauley Publishers
Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers
Publish Date: 30-Apr-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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