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Jane Eyre / Charlotte Brontë

By: Brontë, Charlotte.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Signt Classic. Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1982Description: vii,461 p. ; 18 cm.ISBN: 0451523326.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- England -- Yorkshire -- Fiction | English Literature-FictionDDC classification: 808.83 Online resources: WorldCat details Summary: An orphan girl who accepts employment as a governess finds herself involved in a family secret and in love with her employer. A young woman looks back on her childhood in a harsh orphanage and describes her growing love for the man who employs her as a governess. In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret. Charlotte Bronte's novel about the passionate love between Jane Eyre, a young girl alone in the world, and the rich, brilliant, domineering Rochester has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic, ever since its publication in 1847. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving affirmation of the prerogatives of the heart in the face of disappointment and misfortune.
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An orphan girl who accepts employment as a governess finds herself involved in a family secret and in love with her employer.

A young woman looks back on her childhood in a harsh orphanage and describes her growing love for the man who employs her as a governess.

In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret. Charlotte Bronte's novel about the passionate love between Jane Eyre, a young girl alone in the world, and the rich, brilliant, domineering Rochester has enthralled every kind of reader, from the most critical and cultivated to the youngest and most unabashedly romantic, ever since its publication in 1847. It lives as one of the great triumphs of storytelling and as a moving affirmation of the prerogatives of the heart in the face of disappointment and misfortune.

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