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These books are hiding Easter eggs

Sometimes books can contain a little something extra – a secret message or inside joke. In a phrase borrowed from game design, these extras are known as ‘Easter eggs’. Here are 9 of our favourite examples.

Charlotte Brontë: A Life

Claire Harman

Harman’s biography of Jane Eyre’s author is essential reading for Brontë fans.

What's the easter egg?

It it also contains another delightful feature - a beautiful black and white map, illustrated by Caroline Harper, which depicts significant locations in Charlotte Brontë’s life, including places that featured in both her own books and her sisters.

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