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BBC’s Bronte Sisters reminds us of 4 great sister scribes

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When we heard the news that the BBC is going to make a series about the Brontë sisters, we got more than a little excited. Of all the literary sisters out there, Emily, Charlotte and Anne are the most celebrated, penning classics like Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. With an alcoholic brother and an unusually supportive father, we can’t wait to see how the BBC is going to portray one of the most famous families of all time. (The portrait above was painted by their brother, Branwell Brontë, who erased his own image.) But of course the Brontës aren’t the only sisters who became successful writers. In honor of their new upcoming series, here are…

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