Jane Eyre

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HarperCollins Children's, 2010 - England - 559 pages
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Loved TWILIGHT? Then you'll adore Jane Eyre...

You can't choose who you fall in love with. For Jane Eyre, orphan and impoverished governess, the last person she should want is the only person she needs: her employer, Rochester. Not only is he socially inaccessible, he's also a man of few words and many secrets - and one of his secrets is so terrible it could destroy everything he and Jane hold dear...

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User Review  - ikumiw - LibraryThing

Jane Eyre is the main charactar of this book. She was poor woman and she was working as governess. And she fell in love with Mr Edward Rochester who is her master. I think she get her happiness herself. So she is nice woman. Read full review

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User Review  - maeyu - LibraryThing

This is a love story of Jane Eyre who is heroine of this book. Because he has no parents, She had a hard childhood in her Aunt house and in Lowood School. When she was 18, she became a governess at ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Charlotte Bronte, the third of six children, was born April 21, 1816, to the Reverend Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell Bronte in Yorkshire, England. Along with her sisters, Emily and Anne, she produced some of the most impressive writings of the 19th century. The Brontes lived in a time when women used pseudonyms to conceal their female identity, hence Bronte's pseudonym, Currer Bell. Charlotte Bronte was only five when her mother died of cancer. In 1824, she and three of her sisters attended the Clergy Daughter's School in Cowan Bridge. The inspiration for the Lowood School in the classic Jane Eyre was formed by Bronte's experiences at the Clergy Daughter's School. Her two older sisters died of consumption because of the malnutrition and harsh treatment they suffered at the school. Charlotte and Emily Bronte returned home after the tragedy. The Bronte sisters fueled each other's creativity throughout their lives. As young children, they wrote long stories together about a complex imaginary kingdom they created from a set of wooden soldiers. In 1846, Charlotte Bronte, with her sisters Emily and Anne published a thin volume titled Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. In the same year, Charlotte Bronte attempted to publish her novel, The Professor, but was rejected. One year later, she published Jane Eyre, which was instantly well received. Charlotte Bronte's life was touched by tragedy many times. Despite several proposals of marriage, she did not accept an offer until 1854 when she married the Reverend A. B. Nicholls. One year later, at the age of 39, she died of pneumonia while she was pregnant. Her previously rejected novel, The Professor, was published posthumously in 1857.

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