November 18, 2009

All About the Brontes Challenge

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Yes, shut up, I know I said I was going easy on the challenges but I couldn't pass this one up. I love the Brontes so I must do All About the Brontes hosted by Laura's Reviews. Besides it doesn't really start until January. I have buckets of time.

Here is my list for All About the Brontes:
  • The Life of Charlotte Bronte by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
  • Either Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys or Jamaica Inn by Daphne DuMaurier (said to be inspired by Wuthering Heights)
  • Watch my Jane Eyre DVD again
I'm reading The Life of Charlotte Bronte now so I already have a head start. Yay me! Will you join me?


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12 comments :

  1. I know how irrestible it is.They keep coming up with wonderful challenges everyday:)

    I took up the short stories challenge today. :)

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  2. Oh, I am so in for this one! I love the Brontes too, and just read Villette last summer for another read-along. You know about BronteBlog, right?

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  3. I'm definitely joining up closer to January. I told myself I have to finish up a current challenge first :)

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  4. This one does look very tempting. I read The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Bronte and really loved it. It definitely made me want to read the Bronte's work.

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  5. Shona- I took a challenges break for awhile. Now I'm back in.

    Amy- Yes, I'm on the Bronte Blog everyday. Can't get enough Bronte!

    Kathy- Thanks!

    Bookshelf- I have a few I must finish too.

    Nicole- I want that one but my library doesn't have it. Must find it.

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  6. Thanks for joining the All About the Brontes Challenge and for the tip about Jamaica Inn. I'll be adding it on to the list on the blog in a few minutes.

    I look forward to reading your reviews - you have some great choices!

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  7. It is very interesting for me to read that article. Thank you for it. I like such topics and anything that is connected to this matter. I would like to read more soon.

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  8. I've been thinking about joining this challenge, too. But I'm already involved in so many challenges....

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  9. I'm in! I am in love with all things Bronte. When I wrote and researched my novel "The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Bronte," about Charlotte's life and love story, I read just about every book about them in existence, but I look forward to digging into them again-- and to watching (again!) the 2006 version of "Jane Eyre" starring Ruth Wilson and Toby Stephens. I loved it!

    One fascinating book that hasn't been mentioned is "Mr. Charlotte Bronte--The Life of Arthur Bell Nicholls," by Alan Adamson.

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  10. I really liked Jamaica Inn. I hope you read it. I'd love to hear your take on it!

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  11. Argh, so much for my resolution not to join any new challenges in 2010! I can't resist the Brontes.

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