Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 416 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 1.57 in
Published: January 24, 2011
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0062015621
ISBN - 13: 9780062015624
From the Publisher
"Come to me-come to me entirely now," said he. "Make my
happiness-I will make yours."
Born into a poor family and raised by an oppressive aunt, young
Jane Eyre becomes the governess at Thornfield Manor to escape the
confines of her life. There her fiery independence clashes with the
brooding and mysterious nature of her employer, Mr. Rochester. But
what begins as outright loathing slowly evolves into a passionate
romance. When a terrible secret from Rochester''s past threatens to
tear the two apart, Jane must make an impossible choice: Should she
follow her heart or walk away and lose her love forever?
Unabashedly romantic and utterly enthralling, Jane Eyre
endures as one of the greatest love stories of all time. This
must-have edition of a timeless classic is beautifully presented
for a modern teen audience.
About the Author
Charlotte Bronte, the third of six children, was born April 21, 1816, to the Reverend Patrick Bronte and Maria Branwell Bronte in Yorkshire, England. Along with her sisters, Emily and Anne, she produced some of the most impressive writings of the 19th century. The Brontes lived in a time when women used pseudonyms to conceal their female identity, hence Bronte's pseudonym, Currer Bell. Charlotte Bronte was only five when her mother died of cancer. In 1824, she and three of her sisters attended the Clergy Daughter's School in Cowan Bridge. The inspiration for the Lowood School in the classic Jane Eyre was formed by Bronte's experiences at the Clergy Daughter's School. Her two older sisters died of consumption because of the malnutrition and harsh treatment they suffered at the school. Charlotte and Emily Bronte returned home after the tragedy. The Bronte sisters fueled each other's creativity throughout their lives. As young children, they wrote long stories together about a complex imaginary kingdom they created from a set of wooden soldiers. In 1846, Charlotte Bronte, with her sisters Emily and Anne published a thin volume titled Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. In the same year, Charlotte Bronte attempted to publish her novel, The Professor, but was rejected. One year later, she published Jane Eyre, which was instantly well received. Charlotte Bronte's life was touched by tragedy many times. Despite several proposals of marriage, she did not accept an offer until 185