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The Brontës went to Woolworths

Rachel Ferguson

The Brontës went to Woolworths

by Rachel Ferguson

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRachel Ferguson ; with a new introduction by A.S. Byatt.
SeriesVirago modern classic -- 279
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6011.E7
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,254p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22407638M
ISBN 100860689360

- Buy Brontes Went To Woolworths (VMC) book online at best prices in India on Read Brontes Went To Woolworths (VMC) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(15).   The adult Brontes make brief, ghostly appearances in The Brontes Went to Woolworths, On a second reading I noticed how many references to the Brontes are scattered throughout the book – even the family’s name owes a debt to Brontes because, apparently, Maria Branwell's mother was a Carne. And, of course, there is the imaginary trip to.

The Brontës Went to Woolworths is part of The Bloomsbury Group, a new library of books from the early twentieth-century chosen by readers for readers. About the Author Rachel Ferguson was born in in Hampton Wick.   The Brontes Went to Woolworths by Rachel Ferguson: Review Let's travel back to the s with the Carne sisters in The Brontes Went to Woolworths by Rachel Ferguson. Deirdre, the journalist, Katrine, the actress, and little Sheil live with their mother in London. Most of the book is told from Deirdre's point of view in the first person.

This review is from: The Brontes Went to Woolworths (The Bloomsbury Group) (Kindle Edition) Selected as a relaxing, light-relief kind of read, this is a lovely but highly eccentric novel. Somewhat of the 'I capture the Castle' (Dodie Smith) school, but a lot more peculiar/5(47). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Brontes Went To Woolworth's at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.


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A second novel The Bröntes Went to Woolworths did not appear untilbut its wide acclaim confirmed Rachel Ferguson's position in the public eye.

Over the next two decades she wrote extensively and published nine more novels/5(22). The Brontes Went to Woolworths throws you, from the very first page, right into the rich fantasy life of the Carne family, a trio of sisters and their widowed mother.

Told primarily by the eldest, Deirdre, we learn of their family enjoyment of imaginary friends/5. I thought that 'The Brontes Went to Woolworths' was a marvellous name for a book and I've not been disappointed by the content.

Proving that you can judge a book by both it's name AND it's cover, this is a quirky little tale about three Carne sisters living in pre-war London with their mother, governess and various added extras/5(22).

And when fancy and reality collide, who can tell whether Ironface can really talk, whether Judge Toddington truly wears lavender silk pyjamas, or whether the Brontës did, indeed, go to Woolworths.

The Brontës Went to Woolworths is part of The Bloomsbury Group, a new library of books from the early 20th-century/5(22). The Brontës Went to Woolworths is part of The Bloomsbury Group, a new library of books from the early twentieth-century chosen by readers for readers.

Product Details About the Author/5(25). Reviews “'The Brontes Went to Woolworths is about the imagination. It is marvellously successful because it is about every kind of imagination - from mundane tabloid-journalism curiosity to Romantic art and beyond - into the edges of the uncanny and the supernatural'” – A.S Byatt “'A wonderful mix between reality and fantasy'” – ot.

The Brontës Went to Woolworths by Rachel Ferguson The Bloomsbury Group () Trade Paperback pages Classics. If it weren’t for Chris of Book-a-Rama, I might not have known about this book – for a while, anyway!So thanks again, Chris, because I think I just found my new favourite book.

The Brontës Went to Woolworths is yet another new to me book that sounds like it would be worth investigating. Luckily, it looks as if there are lots. Rachel Ferguson was educated privately, before being sent to finishing school in Italy.

She flaunted her traditional upbringing to become a vigorous campaigner for women's rights and member of the WSPU. In Rachel Ferguson became a student at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art/5. The Brontes Went to Woolworths is part of The Bloomsbury Group, a new library of books from the early twentieth-century chosen by readers for /5(19).

The Brontes Went to Woolworths (Hardcover) Published October 1st by ISIS Large Print Books Large Print, Hardcover, pages. The Brontës Went to Woolworths by Rachel Ferguson How I loathe that kind of novel which is about a lot of sisters.

It is usually called They Were Seven, or Three-Not Out, and one spends one’s entire time trying to sort them all, and muttering, ‘Was it Isobel who drank, or Gertie.

The Brontës Went to Woolworths is part of The Bloomsbury Group, a new library of books from the early twentieth-century chosen by readers for readers. Reviews “' The Brontes Went to Woolworths is about the imagination.

All Beth has to do is drive her son to his Unders away match, watch him play, and bring him home. "Miss du Maurier has brought to the art of the biography the narrative urgency which gives such animation to her storytelling." -New York Times Book Review Reeling from a painful break-up, Jolene.

I thought that 'The Brontes Went to Woolworths' was a marvellous name for a book and I've not been disappointed by the content. Proving that you can judge a book by both it's name AND it's cover, this is a quirky little tale about three Carne sisters living in pre-war London with their mother, governess and various added extras/5(16).

Pre-war London, and the idea of growing up looms large in the lives of the Carne sisters. Deirdre, Katrine and young Sheil still cannot resist making up stories as they have done since childhood; from their talking nursery toys to their fulsomely imagined friendship with real high-court Judge Toddington.

But when Deirdre meets the judge's real-life wife at a charity bazaar the sisters are /5(47). Get this from a library. The Brontës went to Woolworths: a novel.

[Rachel Ferguson] -- London, As growing up looms large in the lives of the Carne sisters, Deirdre, Katrine and young Sheil still share an insatiable appetite for the fantastic.

Eldest sister Deirdre is a. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Ernest Benn, Published by Virago Press Limited, "--Title page verso.

The Brontës Went to Woolworths Quotes Showing of 7 “A woman at one of mother's parties once said to me, "Do you like reading?" which smote us all to silence, for how could one tell her that books are like having a bath or sleeping, or eating bread - absolute Author: Rachel Ferguson.

The Brontes Went to Woolworths: The Bloomsbury Group Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(15).

The Brontes Went to Woolworths by Rachel Ferguson Published by A&C Black on July 1st Genres: 20th Century, Fiction, General Pages: Goodreads ISBN: This post contains affiliate links which you can use to purchase the book. If you buy the book using that link, I will receive a small commission from the sale.The Brontës Went to Woolworths is part of The Bloomsbury Group, a new library of books from the early 20th-century.

© Rachel Ferguson (P) Audible, Inc. More from the same.Rachel Ferguson’s The Brontes Went to Woolworths is a rare gem of a novel with a flashy title: there was much commotion last summer as Bronte-mad readers struggled to acquire it after a mere mention of the title in Carmen Callil’s essay on the founding of Virago books.

Prices were inflated to $plus and desperate bloggers whimpered as they surfed book sites for an affordable copy.