Jane Eyre: Featuring an introduction by Margot Livesey

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Harper Collins, Mar 27, 2012 - Fiction - 480 pages
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Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece of gothic romance—an epic and intimate narrative of love, tragedy, and one woman's struggle to find happiness in the face of overwhelming hardship—now with an insightful introduction from Margot Livesey, author of The Flight of Gemma Hardy and an excerpt from her novel

Jane Eyre follows a timeless heroine's quest to find her place in the world. Orphaned as a child, Jane Eyre suffers cruelty and abuse at the hands of her aunt and cousins. Banished to the Lowood school, she forges a path for herself and thrives—in spite of loneliness, poverty, and hunger. When the opportunity for work as a governess sends her to Thornfield Hall, she meets its owner, Edward Rochester, the man who will forever alter the course of her young life. At home for the first time, she begins to fall deeply, irrevocably in love with Mr. Rochester, nurtured by his near-spiritual adoration. But the manor is rife with mysteries, and one, bound to the attic of Thornfield, will threaten Jane's hard-won happiness in ways she had never imagined.

A tale of fire, storms, and dark secrets, Jane Eyre has endured as an enthrallingly timeless classic.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
6
Chapter 3
13
Chapter 4
22
Chapter 5
36
Chapter 6
49
Chapter 7
57
Chapter 8
66
Chapter 20
207
Chapter 21
222
Chapter 22
243
Chapter 23
250
Chapter 24
260
Chapter 25
278
Chapter 26
290
Chapter 27
301

Chapter 9
74
Chapter 10
82
Chapter 11
93
Chapter 12
108
Chapter 13
118
Chapter 14
129
Chapter 15
141
Chapter 16
153
Chapter 17
163
Chapter 18
182
Chapter 19
197
Chapter 28
326
Chapter 29
343
Chapter 30
354
Chapter 31
364
Chapter 32
372
Chapter 33
383
Chapter 34
396
Chapter 35
418
Chapter 36
429
Conclusion
458
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Charlotte Brontė, born in 1816, was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontė sisters, and one of the nineteenth century's greatest novelists. She is the author of Villette, The Professor, several collections of poetry, and Jane Eyre, one of English literature's most beloved classics. She died in 1855.

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