Worlds of Ink and Shadow: A Novel of the Brontes

Worlds of Ink and Shadow: A Novel of the Brontes

by Lena Coakley


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Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne. The Brontë siblings find escape from their constrained lives via their rich imaginations. The glittering world of Verdopolis and the romantic and melancholy world of Gondal literally come to life under their pens, offering the sort of romance and intrigue missing from their isolated parsonage home. But at what price? As Branwell begins to slip into madness and the sisters feel their real lives slipping away, they must weigh the cost of their powerful imaginations, even as the characters they have created—the brooding Rogue and dashing Duke of Zamorna—refuse to let them go.

Gorgeously written and based on the Brontës’ juvenilia, Worlds of Ink and Shadow brings to life one of history’s most celebrated literary families in a thrilling, suspenseful fantasy.

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ISBN-13: 9781419710346
Publisher: Amulet Books
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 14 - 18 Years

About the Author

Lena Coakley is the author of Witchlanders, published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. She concentrated in creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and now lives in Toronto. To learn more about Coakley, visit

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