Jane Eyre is a young English governess who overcomes an abusive childhood and falls in love with her pupil's guardian, Mr. Rochester, the grim and charismatic master of Thornfield Hall -- a place of gothic mystery.
She is quiet, small, mousy, downtrodden -- and yet indomitable and steadfast, fierce and passionate when it comes to being true to herself. Jane is the quintessential everywoman heroine, a vibrant character for the ages, at the same time personifying the strict moral standards of her epoch; such dissonance serves to engage and compel.
This deluxe illustrated edition contains classic interior illustrations by F. H. Townsend and a new definitive introduction by the sparkling virtuoso stylist, Tiptree Award-winning novelist Catherynne M. Valente....Continua
"Who blames me? Many, no doubt; and I shall be called discontented. I could not help it: the restlessness was in my nature; it agitated me to pain sometimes."
Masterpiece Wonderful romance. It contains everything: drama, love, horror, philosophy, psychology, all mixed in such an intelligent way, from the single details till the overall panorama of events. A real must-read of modern English literature. - Capolavoro. Romanzo meraviglioso. Contiene tutto: dramma, amore, orrore, filosofia, psicologia, tutto mixato intelligentemente, dai singoli dettagli fino alla panoramica generale degli eventi. Un must-read della moderna letteratura inglese....Continua