The Authoress: A Novel

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Emily was always the odd one out. There are many myths about her, the strong-willed but weak girl from the rural moors of Haworth. Although she grew up in isolation, her life was full of imagination and writing and reading. However, what had really inspired Emily Bronte to write Wuthering Heights, one of the most beloved classics of all times? Perhaps she was not so isolated after all... Perhaps she had a beloved whom she could not forget until her death, just as Catherine and Heathcliff felt about each other.

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The Authoress: A Novel

Submitted: May 24, 2012

Emily was always the odd one out. There are many myths about her, the strong-willed but weak girl from the rural moors of Haworth. Although she grew up in isolation, her life was full of imagination and writing and reading. However, what had really inspired Emily Bronte to write Wuthering Heights, one of the most beloved classics of all times? Perhaps she was not so isolated after all... Perhaps she had a beloved whom she could not forget until her death, just as Catherine and Heathcliff felt about each other. Read Chapter

Submitted: May 24, 2012

CHAPTER THREE   Emily carefully crawled into her father’s study, a candle in her hand. She needed to be alone, a book her ... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 24, 2012

CHAPTER FOUR   Mr. Bronte had agreed to dine with his children one night when Peggy asked him as he closed the door of Eliza... Read Chapter

Submitted: May 24, 2012

CHATER FIVE Anne cringed as Aunt Branwell leaned against her tiny body, wailing and pleading for His mercy. Charlotte put a bundle of... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 01, 2012

CHAPTER SIX   The carriage shook, and Emily tried to fall asleep by leaning over her bag of toiletries; unfortunately, she c... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 01, 2012

CHAPTER SEVEN   When Agnes and Emma returned to the room, they acted as if Emily was not in their room with them. In fact, t... Read Chapter

Submitted: June 01, 2012

CHAPTER EIGHT   They were in Miss Aquiline’s English class when Beatrice suddenly fell ill. She took an extremely painful ... Read Chapter

Chapters 9&10

Submitted: June 01, 2012

CHAPTER NINE   The morning air was humid; Emily felt as if she was breathing in water. She wore the royal blue dress provide... Read Chapter