How often have you strolled through the villages of Sense and Sensibility, climbed the windswept moors of Wuthering Heights, or raced down dangerous alleys in Oliver Twist’s London? These classic scenes are memorable because their authors used their own homes and surroundings to create them.
A Dream House takes you on a journey to sixteen homes of English writers. Follow Carol Chernega as she admires the table where Jane Austen polished her masterpieces, explores the boathouse that was the inspiration for Agatha Christie’s Dead Man’s Folly, and meets Tricki Woo and Mrs. Pomfrey in James Herriot’s surgery.
About Carol Chernega
Carol Chernega worked in Jane Austen’s garden in Chawton, England as the first recipient of the International Visitor Program for the Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA.) She also did projects for Chawton House Library and the Jane Austen Society of Great Britain.
Excerpt from the Book
Back in the late 19th century, a man named Octo owned a tuck shop (sweets shop) in the city of Winchester. Read more