Lucifer Matches - The Letters Of Charlotte Bronte

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Jane Eyre19980217

The creator of `Jane Eyre' was not known for mincing words in her letters, and her husband, describing them as `dangerous as lucifer matches', ordered that they be burned. But the revealing missives survived, and are explored by Bronte's biographer, Juliet Barker, in this programme. Extracts read by Sian Thomas

Jane Eyre19980217

The creator of `Jane Eyre' was not known for mincing words in her letters, and her husband, describing them as `dangerous as lucifer matches', ordered that they be burned. But the revealing missives survived, and are explored by Bronte's biographer, Juliet Barker, in this programme. Extracts read by Sian Thomas