Tag: jane eyre

The Madwoman Upstairs, Catherine Lowell (or Valancy, now forever afeard of attics….)

We are a passionate bunch here at BlueCastle. We love and loathe in equal measure.

Topping the list of most hated include:

Moustachioed heroes. (I may include the recently read Karen Robard Wild Orchid’s Max as my ONLY current exception to this rule.)

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RE JANE, Patricia Park (or an analogous Jane Eyre)

My understanding, going in was that is was a RE-IMAGINING of Jane Eyre. A contemporary Korean American retelling of Charlotte Bronte’s inimitable classic. It looked modern, bright, full of potential…But having learned from bitter experience, and previous forays in to this type of thing, I kept my expectations low. So, say, anything above a blank piece of paper was going to be a good thing.