Shirley

(Classic Books on Cassettes Collection) [UNABRIDGED]

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Following the tremendous popular success of Jane Eyre, which earned her lifelong notoriety as a moral revolutionary, Charlotte Brontë vowed to write a sweeping social chronicle that focused on "something real and unromantic as Monday morning." S ...Continua
Cri1967
Wrote 5/31/16
Shirley is the second novel written by Charlotte Brontë, her first one was the most famous Jane Eyre. As Charlotte Brontë said at the beginning of the story Shirley is not like Jane Eyre: " If you think, from this prelude, that anything like a roman...Continua
moricina
Wrote 5/28/15
This is a masterpiece. A revolutionary, feminist, intelligent, brave book. Please don't approach it as an easy-reading romantic novel, it deserves better. "I think I now see the judicious reader putting on his spectacles to look for the moral. It wou...Continua

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Robot-mel
Wrote 2/28/12
Charlotte Bronte is my least favourite of the Brontes. I really didn't care much for Jane Eyre and Villette was only a bit better. I thought Shirley would be the book of hers that I was most likely to like as it looked at "social issues" rather than...Continua

Elin
Wrote Oct 25, 2013, 10:51
[...] at eighteen the true narrative of life is yet to be commenced. Before that time we sit listening to a tale, a marvellous fiction, delightful sometimes, and sad sometimes, almost always unreal. Before that time our world is heroic, its inhabitan...Continua
Elin
Wrote Oct 25, 2013, 10:47
[...]the true poet, quiet externally though he may be, has often a truculent spirit under his placidity, and is full of shrewdness in his meekness, and can measure the whole stature of those who look down on him, and correctly ascertain the weight an...Continua

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