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Gondal's Queen - Emily Brontë Not Brontë's work per se but Martyn Wade's work paralleling Emily Bronte's Haworth life by reconstructing her fantasy world. The root of Wuthering Heights lie within lines of Gondal so it should be interesting dontcha fink?Blurb - Paralleling Emily Bronte's Haworth life by reconstructing her fantasy world which led to Wuthering Heights. Stars Diana Quick.I like the bit where a box from Leeds is brought in to Young *shudder* Branwell. This box is the root of all that is Cathy and Heathcliff; one cannot help but think that, for Branwell's sake, it should have been called Pandora and discarded, however upon further reflection, Branwell was a damaged individual straight out the blocks, and, more importantly, I love me some WH.You can listen here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00cpvsq/Martyn_Wade_Gondal/Kudos to Martyn Wade for this cleverness. Fully recommended to Brontë completists. And as a postscript, it should be noted that BBC are airing WH again on R4, starting this coming Monday.