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Review: Without the Veil Between, Anne Bronte: A Fine and Subtle Spirit by DM Denton

"She never made it to the river that afternoon, didn't go deeper into the plantation but waited at its edge. She could easily get sick again and needed to moderate her love of wild weather, which even without the influence of Emily and the rugged landscape of the moors, tempted her to forgo good sense. She stepped into the open, a roaring above and around her, whirlwinds of spray    making her even damper, thunder crashing once and then again, breaking the clouds apart a little, the rain letting up but not stopping. It could be a long while before it did".
This is the most beautiful novel about Anne Bronte and her sisters that I've read in a very long time. It is the first I've read by author, DM Denton but not the last. I couldn't put it down once I'd started. I fell into the author's languid writing style and was captivated by her research and depth of scope of the life of the sisters.  Let me be clear when I say that, Without the Veil Between is wri…