[DWJ] The Brontës Went to Woolworths

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Wed Oct 1 12:45:28 EDT 2014


Yeah, it's an interesting book, but class issues like whoa.

Helen Schinske


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From: Charlotte Taylor <ccwtaylor at gmail.com>
To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
Sent: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 9:38 am
Subject: Re: [DWJ] The Brontës Went to Woolworths


very much so, Emma!  I thought the mean-ness toward the governess was
awful, and I disliked the book lots as a result.

Charlotte

On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 12:04 PM, Emma Falconer 
<emmajanefalconer at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I really enjoyed the book after buying it in a discount shop because 
the
> blurb sounded interesting and the sort of I Capture the Castley type 
of
> thing I wanted that day, but did the end leave a bad taste in other
> people's mouths like it did mine when the new friendly governess at 
the end
> tried to join in the jokes and was then coldly dismissed as "not of 
our
> class"?
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