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Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

Random House UK | December 4, 2007 | Trade Paperback |

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As an orphan, Jane''s childhood is not an easy one, but her independence and strength of character sustain her through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal education system. However, her biggest challenge is yet to come. Taking a job as a governess in a house containing dangerous secrets and a passionate man she finds increasingly attractive, Jane is ultimate forced to call on all her resources in order to hold fast to her beliefs.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 1.18 in

Published: December 4, 2007

Publisher: Random House UK

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0099511126

ISBN - 13: 9780099511120

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Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Bronte

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 1.18 in

Published: December 4, 2007

Publisher: Random House UK

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0099511126

ISBN - 13: 9780099511120

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As an orphan, Jane''s childhood is not an easy one, but her independence and strength of character sustain her through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal education system. However, her biggest challenge is yet to come. Taking a job as a governess in a house containing dangerous secrets and a passionate man she finds increasingly attractive, Jane is ultimate forced to call on all her resources in order to hold fast to her beliefs.

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
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