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Drawing on letters and diaries, some of which have never been published before, this book will reveal Jane Austen's bond with a family servant; the amateur playwright Anne Sharp; how Charlotte Brontë was inspired by the daring feminist Mary Taylor; the transatlantic relationship between George Eliot and the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe; and the underlying erotic charge that lit the friendship of Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield - a pair too often dismissed as bitter foes.

With a foreword by Margaret Atwood.

©2017 Quattro Publishing PLC (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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  • Vikzwrites
  • 11-06-2017

Excellent

A excellent work brilliantly read. A really inspiring look at the friendships of some of our best loved female writers

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  • Vicuña
  • 28-03-2018

Fascinating insight

Very different perspective, meticulous research and new material. I enjoyed this and learned a lot about the subjects and times.