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Sally Bayley recalls how a strange home life made her bond with characters from books. After visiting the doctor, a place called Colwood looms, as do more scenes from Jane Eyre.

Sally Bayley recalls how a strange home life made her bond with characters from books:

After a visit to the doctor and questions from Audrey, who means well, there is time to be spent at Colwood. Which requires all the consolatory powers that Jane Eyre can muster. But destiny does favour Sally..

Reader Lydia Leonard

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