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Perfectly preserving the tone and mood of the novel whilst condensing it into two acts, David Malouf, with the gift for language already evident from his novels and poetry, presents afresh the timeless story of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, one of the most enduring literary classics of all time. The love between Jane and Mr Rochester, and the mystery of the woman behind the locked door, are here set to music in the opera composed by Michael Berkeley.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780099569893

    July 5, 2011

    Vintage

    48 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099286264

    July 15, 2000

    Vintage

    48 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by David Malouf

The One Day: Short Black 7
Being There
The Writing Life
A First Place
Earth Hour
Harland's Half Acre
The Conversations At Curlew Creek
The Happy Life: The Search for Contentment in the Modern World
The Happy Life: The Search of Contentment in the Modern World: Quarterly Essay 41
Ransom
The Complete Stories
On Experience
Revolving Days: Selected Poems
Every Move You Make
Typewriter Music
Made in England: Australia's British Inheritance: Quarterly Essay 12
Dream Stuff
Johnno
12 Edmondstone Street
Antipodes
Fly Away Peter
An Imaginary Life
Child's Play
The Great World

Recommendations

The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Gentleman in Moscow
Echo Burning
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Dragonfly In Amber
The Heart's Invisible Furies
The Girl on the Train
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Swing Time
The Bear and The Nightingale
The Golden Age
Tiger Men
Fifty Shades Darker
Ready Player One
The Light Between Oceans
Animal Farm
Atonement
A Long Way from Home
The Secret Vineyard