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