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Victorian Age

Culture: Jane Eyre – The ultimate love story

19/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
Jane Eyre is the story of an orphan who, after a strict education, is sent to work as a governess at Thornton Hall, home of Edward Rochester. Jane’s...

Spotlight on... The romantic Brontё Sisters

04/02/2019 by Victoria Heward
“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” from Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë   Some...

Spotlight on… Charles Dickens: the man who invented Christmas

11/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three...

Spotlight on… Wilkie Collins

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
“Silence is safe.” The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins   English novelist, William Wilkie Collins was born in 1824 in London. He started inventing...

Culture: The Moonstone and detective fiction

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
Wilkie Collins wrote The Moonstone in 1868. It was an immediate success and it has been a best seller ever since. It tells the story of the Moonstone,...

History: The Grand Tour

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
Wilkie Collins’ father, William Collins, was a landscape painter and, in 1836, he left England with his young family in search of inspiration in Europe....