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A gothic masterpiece of tempestuous passions and dark secrets, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre is edited with an introduction and notes by Stevie Davis in Penguin Classics.

Charlotte Brontë tells the story of orphaned Jane Eyre, who grows up in the home of her heartless aunt, enduring loneliness and cruelty. This troubled childhood strengthens Jane's natural independence and spirit - which prove necessary when she finds employment as a governess to the young ward of Byronic, brooding Mr Rochester. As her feelings for Rochester develop, Jane gradually uncovers Thornfield Hall's terrible secret, forcing her to make a choice. Should she stay with Rochester and live with the consequences, or follow her convictions - even if it means leaving the man she loves? A novel of intense power and intrigue, Jane Eyre dazzled readers with its passionate depiction of a woman's search for equality and freedom.

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  • Paperback

    9780141441146

    August 2, 2006

    Penguin Classics

    576 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141198859

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin Classics

    562 pages

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  • Hardback

    9780141040387

    August 1, 2011

    Penguin Classics

    624 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Jane Eyre
    Charlotte Bronte, Charlotte Brontë

    EBook

    9780141973746

    May 23, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

    576 pages

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  • Jane Eyre
    Charlotte Bronte, Charlotte Brontë

    EBook

    9780141962603

    August 30, 2010

    Penguin eBooks

    656 pages

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  • Jane Eyre
    Charlotte Bronte, Charlotte Brontë

    EBook

    9780141907529

    August 2, 2006

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    576 pages

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  • Audio CD

    9780141804583

    December 4, 2003

    Penguin Press

    RRP $24.99

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