Borrowed on a whim this YA novel turned out to be a reat escape read First the title and then the cover caught my attention Finally that it is a story about Emily Bronte sealed the deal for me to read it I could easily picture the village of Haworth the parsonage and the moors surrounding them so I allowed the author the help me picture Emily s life I wanted to like this I really did What potential it held in the beginning The Bronte sisters seemed to be lively complex characters and did you know they had a brother too and the
was reat But time after time Emily Bronte s character just away at that optimistic feeling I couldn t stand her by the end whiny childish melodramatic and basically an antisocial sourpuss It also made me frustrated when she fell from her faith and didn t see God s power when it was right in front of her So yeah that part was depressing Despite the book s better points I would not read this again This is a novel of Emily Bronte not a biography You have to know that before diving into this book Emily s life is lovingly crafted by Jane Eagland Wildthorn who w I wanted to like this than I did and I really wish there had been about the Brontes imaginary realms and Emily s own stories although I uess not many of her early work was preserved It felt as if the lack of verified information about Emily s life hampered the story I think I d have preferred it to be fictionalized if that made it dramatic The author brings up some interesting points about the ineuality of the choices open to Branwell the one male Bronte sibling and his sisters but Emily s story never really came to life for
setting was reat But time after time Emily Bronte s character just
me The one major event besides Emily s oing away to school is Emily etting The one major event besides Emily s oing away to school is Emily How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead getting by a dog she thinks may be rabid For reasons that are never fully explained she keeps it hidden from her family and waits to see if she soing to die Meanwhile all I can think of is that there s a possibly rabid dog wandering around the moors but no that s not information you d want to share with your neighbors Not much is known about Emily Bronte the author of Wuthering Heights Eagland takes the meager historical record and combines it with clues from the Brontes written works to create a window into the life of the Bronte siblings when they were teens Emily Charlotte Anne and Bram were raised in isolation at the edge of the moors near the village of Ha. Emily Brontë loves her sisters responsible Charlotte and uiet Anne and her brother tempestuous Branwell She loves the moors that stretch all around her home and the village of Haworth and she loves wandering over them even in the worst of weather Most of all she loves the writing that she and her siblings share creating imaginary kingdoms vivid characters and exciting adventuresBut change comes to the family when their belov.
Jane Eagland » 8 ReadOt even oing to ask Ms Eagland does not portray Emily as a heroine nor does she loss over the young woman s courageous self less acts Feisty and fierce Emily does not always choose the best
battle to fight in spite of being considerate and thoughtful Wise and well informed on the oneto fight in spite of being considerate and thoughtful Wise and well informed on the one na ve and somewhat sheltered on the other I found it interesting and intriguing to witness her acuisition of knowledge I loved that she changed her mind uickly compulsively to adopt and embrace the completely opposite opinionEngaging and exhilarating Emily takes center stage but the Spotlight Certainly Shines On The certainly shines on the cast Curious and considerate interacting with different people has a ripple effect as Emily first defends then reconsiders her stance on practically every topic from religion to women s role in society As it turns out any preconceived notions are irrelevant The World Within is simply an interesting story about an intriguing young ladyThis review was written for Buried Under Books by jv poore I enjoyed this a lot Really seemed like what the teenage Emily Bronte would have been like I want to thank Jane Eagland the
and Goodreads First Giveaway for my copy of The World Within that I won in the GiveawayI Found The World Within interesting and enjoyed how the author brought out the differences to opportunities available to men and women on the times The telling of the lives and making them so clear fictionalized was in keeping with showing the challenges they must have faced I enjoyed the book I uite enjoyed Jane Eagland s The World Within I had read Emily Bront s Wuthering Heights and some of her poetry but did not know much about the author except that she was the sister of Charlotte and Anne and that she had used the pseudonym Ellis Bell I thought the author did an excellent job of bringing Emily Bront to life considering the lack of historical information regarding her and the fact that she died so young 30 years old The writing was enjoyable clear and easy to understand The book was organized well and made for a uick yet interesting read I would not hesitate to read of Ms Eagland s works in the future I m actually hoping she does a book for Charlotte and Anne as wellEven though this book is a work of fiction it is rounded in enough fact to make many readers want to learn about the Bront familyThis book was won from the Goodreadsc. Her fears Will she come to terms with the power of nature that for all its wild beauty also brings death and destruction Will she be able to master the fierce passions of her imagination and find her own true voiceFrom the award winning author Jane Eagland The World Within tells the story of a young writer struggling to find herself and offers a window into the mind of the treasured but mysterious author of Wuthering Heights. .Author And Goodreads First
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similar to their s Emily is "ill prepared to cope with boarding school She is socially awkward and resents the rules "prepared to cope with boarding school She is socially awkward and resents the rules dictate her behavior in every aspect of her life after a childhood of relative freedom When Emily returns home she struggles with changing family dynamics Charlotte is teaching at school and Anne wants her chance to attend Bram indulges in reckless behavior drinking and Moonrise gambling while suandering precious opportunities for advancement Father isravely ill Emily s safe haven is eroding and she cannot escape into her imaginary world to write Slowly Emily emerges from her sheltered world toVery Similar To Their
make a new friend Mary and discover that a neighbor s son findsa new friend Mary and discover that a neighbor s son finds as attractive she finds his irresistible library and to raise a puppy into a faithful canine companionEagland does not stray far from what is known about the Brontes so the action a little flat and the characters are not completely rounded out However for fans of Wuthering Heights this volume will provide some back story about the book s author At some points it was a little boring but it made up for it with the intriging plot twists Well this is embarrassing As someone who considers herself relatively well read I know of the Bronte sisters in only a vague pedestal classics women only wear dresses kind of way Apparently I m not mature enough to put that aside and just read a book Unfortunate and unfair when reading for review I almost allowed my uninformed opinion of the main character to cast a shadow over the entire effort Absolutely asinine I dig so much about this book I loved that Emily Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi grew by leaps and bounds in some ways staying self limiting to the extreme in others The author s adoration and admiration is clear and contagious Ferociously fond Ms Eagland is nevertheless fair and forthright Emily has faults that she may never notice but the author acknowledges in a skillfully sly demonstrative way Clearly consumed with compassion for her siblings Emily nevertheless continues to anticipate issues incorrectly Almost illustrative of something that Hank Green recently said I think that the longer you know someone the easier it is to think that you know what they think all the time and that leads to really bad communication When you re like I already know how you feel about this so I m Ed father falls ill and Emily's happy isolated world crumbles Charlotte is sent away to school where she meets new friends and new ideas Branwell isrowing up and becoming absorbed in his own concerns with no time for little sisters And even dependable Anne in the end lets Emily down She is left alone to face her enemies old insecurities from the past that haunt Emily and threaten to overwhelm herWill Emily be able to conuer.