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Jane Eyre : Collins Classics - Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre

Collins Classics

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2010
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‘I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will.’

Bronte’s infamous Gothic novel tells the story of orphan Jane, a child of unfortunate circumstances. Raised and treated badly by her aunt and cousins and eventually sent away to a cruel boarding school, it is not until Jane becomes a governess at Thornfield that she finds happiness. Meek, measured, but determined, Jane soon falls in love with her brooding and stormy master, Mr Rochester, but it is not long before strange and unnerving events occur in the house and Jane is forced to leave Thornfield to pursue her future.

About the Author

Charlotte Bronte (1816-55) was born in Thornton, Yorkshire, one of an extraordinary group of siblings who spent their time immersed in reading and writing and between them went on to change the nature of English fiction. Publishing under the pseudonym Currer Bell, Charlotte was a great friend of Elizabeth Gaskell, who wrote her biography, as well as William Makepeace Thackeray and George Henry Lewes. Bronte's novels Shirley and Villette are also published in the Penguin English Library.

ISBN: 9780007350803
ISBN-10: 0007350805
Series: Collins Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 490
Published: 1st April 2010
Dimensions (cm): 11.1 x 17.5  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.276