Likewise, I'm always charmed by how English writers can tell a tale. So I was delighted to read a novel that had Brontës in the title, written by an English writer with a sly sense of humor. The Brontës Went to Woolworths, a revived classic by Rachel Ferguson, does not disappoint.
One of the joys of writing reviews for Sacramento Book Review , by the way, is that they send me FANTASTIC BOOKS! Go check out their site: They have tons of fine reviews of great books by really good reviewers.
Here we go with today's shared review:
Bloomsbury Press, $14.00, 188 pages
The Carnes have invented a game turning actors, literary figures, even their dog and a doll into imaginary friends who ring them up and give them birthday presents. They invent dialogues for these characters, quoting them in a heartbeat. Miss Martin never is sure what’s real and what isn’t.