Jane Eyre Paperback
Part of the The Penguin English Library series
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is one of the most loved English Classics of all time.
Mystery, hardship - and love.Jane comes from nothing but she desires everything life can offer her. And when she finds work as a governess in a mysterious mansion, it seems she has finally met her match with the darkly fascinating Mr Rochester.
But Thornfield Hall contains a shameful secret - one that could keep Jane and Rochester apart forever.
Can she choose between what is right, and her one chance of happiness?***One of the most widely-read and enjoyed of all Victorian novels, and one of the greatest tales of a woman's struggle for dignity and love in a hard time***Charlotte Bronte (1816-55) is the sister of Anne Bronte and Emily Bronte, author of Wuthering Heights.
Jane Eyre appeared in 1847 and was followed by Shirley (1848) and Vilette (1853).
In 1854 Charlotte Bronte married her father's curate, Arthur Bell Nicholls.
She died during her pregnancy on March 31, 1855 in Haworth, Yorkshire.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 656 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/04/1994
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780140366785
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Review by FutureMrsJoshGroban
Amazing! Jane is a wonderful heroine and it is a beuatifully written book with great characters. I love Mr.Rochester!
Review by seekingflight
Jane Eyre is orphaned young, sent away to school by her aunt, gains employment as a governess, and falls in love with her employer, Mr. Rochester. Yet many obstacles lie in the path of their happiness ... It’s interesting reading books set in a different time and place, and seeing the sorts of dilemmas faced by characters in that era – unfamiliar in some ways, and yet universal in others. I’m not sure that I always agree with Jane’s thoughts and actions, but I enjoyed the way in which her character, her thought processes, and the dilemmas she faced were portrayed. And I couldn’t help but admire her strength of character and determination; and her gentle yet unyielding nature.
Review by RebeccaClareSmith
I read this quite a while ago and it's still stuck with me. The love story between Jane and Mr Rochester is fantastic, but some of the book just didn't make sense to me. I felt that there was too much included about her painful youth and then the ridiculous point at which she was sleeping in ditches to avoid Mr Rochester. The rest was great, but those pieces made me wish I could ask Charlotte Bronte exactly what she was thinking when she wrote them.