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Topic - Charlotte Brontë
An unpublished Charlotte Bronte manuscript has sold for a record 690,850 pounds ($1.1 million) at auction, more than double the expected price, Sotheby's auction house said Thursday.
Sotheby's says an unpublished work by the teenage Charlotte Bronte could sell for 300,000 pounds ($482,000) at an auction next month
Many young novelists turn their hands to the coming-of-age novel about childhood and the growth to maturity - the bildungsroman - because they have only just passed through this stage of life so they know whereof they write.
The Young Men's Magazine, Number 2, was written in 1830 _ when the author was 14, 17 years before she wrote "Jane Eyre."