Margaret Smith is Vice-President of the Bronte Society and editor of the complete three-volume edition of the Letters. She is co-author, with Christine Alexander, of The Oxford Companion to the Brontes. Janet Gezari is the author of Charlotte Bronte and Defensive Conduct: the Author and the Body at Risk (1992) and Last Things: Emily Bronte's Poems (OUP, 2007). She has also written the introduction to the new edition of Bronte's Shirley for OWC.
To read these wonderful letters is to feel an almost spooky contact
with their extraordinary author. * Val Hennesy, Dail Mail *
A further dose of Bronte brilliance from Charlotte, whose lively letters are packed with astute observation. * Val Hennesy, Daily Mail *