No matter how hard life is, humanity has the power to make it bearable – or even worse.
Parliament of Rooks contrasts the beautiful, inspiring village of Haworth today with the slum – or rookery – the Brontë sisters knew: rife with disease, heartache, poverty, and child slavery in the mills.
In 2017, life expectancy in the UK is 81.
In 1848 Haworth, it was 22. Available in paperback or ebook. Audiobook coming soon.