Good Reading : June 2007
JUNE 2007 ı goodreading 11 writers’ house Photographs and captions taken from The Brontës at Haworth by Ann Dinsdale, photographs by Simon Warner, published by Frances Lincoln and dis- tributed by Bookwise International, rrp $49.95. All photographs reproduced with the permission of the publisher. The Brontë sisters were expected to carry out their share of household tasks, and the kitchen features in many of their accounts of daily life at Haworth. Here they would listen to dark tales of the Yorkshire moors told by the housekeeper, Tabby Aykroyd. The double-vaulted cellar beneath the parsonage is not usually included in a tour of the museum. It is easy to imagine the Brontë children acting out their plays here. A view of the churchyard from the window in the servants’ room.