Re-evaluating the legacy of the youngest Brontë sister, on the 200th anniversary of her birth. Includes an up-to-date biography, contemporary writing about Anne, and a previously-unpublished essay thought to be the last thing she wrote. 2020 marksthe 200th anniversary of the birth of Anne Brontë, the youngest ofthe famed Brontë sisters. Only now is she gaining recognition as a great writerin her own right, and her novels Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Halldeserve to stand alongside those of Charlotte and Emily Brontë. Cravethe Rose: Anne Brontë At 200 takes a fresh look at Anne Brontë, revealing awoman whose work was more radical than that of her sisters, and which istherefore as relevant today as it has ever been. Alongside a biography ofAnne’s remarkable, but tragically short, life it contains a comprehensiveselection of first-person encounters with the Brontës from 19thcentury newspapers and archives, giving a fresh insight into the real characterof Anne and her family. Also contained exclusively within this landmark book isa newly discovered essay by Anne Brontë – never before seen in print, they areprobably the last words that she ever wrote.
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