ANN DINSDALE is the librarian of the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth, West Yorkshire, home of the world's largest collection of Bronteana. She writes and lectures on aspects of the Brontes' lives and has a particular interest in social conditions in mid-19th-century Haworth. SIMON WARNER lives in a farmhouse under the edge of Haworth Moor. He is a widely published photographer of the British landscape. The books he has illustrated include National Trail Guides.
'Fans of the Brontes will enjoy this encyclopaedic guide to the life and times of Britain's most famous literary of sisters... Dinsdale's account can only help to ensure the enduring legacy of the sisters, whose work continues to be brought to life on stage and screen, from Haworth to Hollywood.' Discover Britain 'Ann Dinsdale presents a lively picture... For anyone intrigued by the Brontes, yet with only a sketchy knowledge, there could hardly be a better, certainly not a more attractive, primer.' Northern Echo * 'A welcome reissue in paperback of this lavishly illustrated introduction to the Brontes by Ann Disdale, elegantly relates the moving story of the tragic and intensely creative lives led within (and beyond) these four walls.' Country Life 'A trip to the West Yorkshire parsonage - now a fabulous museum - is a must. For anyone who can't get there, The Brontes at Haworth is a good alternative. In words and pictures, the book brings the Haworth story to life. just reading it has made me search out my battered old copy of Wuthering Heights.' Mail on Sunday