Jane Eyre

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Penguin Books, 1960 - Fiction - 464 pages
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Having grown up an orphan in the home of her cruel aunt and at a harsh charity school, Jane Eyre becomes an independent and spirited survivor - qualities that serve her well as governess at Thornfield Hall. But when she finds love with her sardonic employer, Rochester, the discovery of his terrible secret forces her to make a choice. Should she stay with him whatever the consequences or follow her convictions, even if it means leaving her beloved?

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Re read this book for a course I took at Oxford. Rereading this book is always a pleasure . Read full review

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Four stars I really liked this book. I think it started off a little slow, I didn't really care about her exploits at her school, or during her childhood for that matter. I really appreciate a ... Read full review

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About the author (1960)

Charlotte Bront? (1816-1855) was an English novelist and poet. She was the eldest of the three Bront? sisters, all of whom were gifted writers. The most prolific of the three sisters, Charlotte authored a number of children's stories as well as several novels, including "Shirley", "Villette", and "The Professor". She published her first success, "Jane Eyre", under the pseudonym Currer Bell in 1847.