Jane Eyre (originally published as Jane Eyre: An Autobiography) is a novel by English writer Charlotte Brontë. It was published on 16 October 1847, by Smith, Elder & Co. of London, England, under the pen name «Currer Bell.» The first American edition was published the following year by Harper & Brothers of New York. (Wikipedia)
This was such a lovely book to read, a true masterpiece. In college I read a lot, I mean, really A LOT :). I preferred and I still prefer classic books and this book is one of my favorites.
I loved this book so much that for my wedding cake, I wanted to be written a lovely quote from the book:
|»Reader, I married him.»
This book starts by telling the story of a young orphan girl who lives with her parents’ family.
Her aunt and cousins don’t like her at all so they send her to a school, far away from them.
She learns in that school to be a teacher, learns dancing, painting, to crochet, languages and finally when she graduates, she wants to work and to practice what she has learned.
Her first job is to a gentleman named Edward Rochester, she would be the teacher to the little Adele. Rochester is a severe man and sometimes he is irritable or cranky.
But Jane sees through him, she sees that he is actually a good man so she endures his behavior.
Little by little, they fall in love, but Rochester has a secret. When Jane finds out, she is crushed, she’s hurt that Rochester lied.
I stop here so that you will read the book, I really encourage you, because is so interesting and you can learn so much from it.
“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
“I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
“I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”
“Reader, I married him.”
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Books I’ve read with the letter J:
- Joel, a boy of Galilee – Annie Fellows Johnston
- Jumper – Steven Gould
- The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling
- Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living – Julie Powell
- Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals – Jamie Oliver
- Joni: An Unforgettable Story – Joni Eareckson Tada
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