Bronte sisters

Bronte sisters are known as a phenomenon in English literature. They were born in a poor family of 8. A brother – Patrick Branwell, two girls – Mary and Elizabeth, who died young (in 1849) and tree more girls, the sisters: Emily, Charlotte, and Ann Bronte who are known as great female writers.

They lost their mother to cancer in 1821, and their father – Patrick Bronte – raised them with the help of their aunt – Elizabeth Branwell. Patrick Bronte died in 1961.

When the sisters started writing they weren’t very popular. The first book they published (altogether) was the book of their poems. Only two volumes were sold out, but sisters kept working.

Charlotte Bronte (21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855; aged 38).

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