A-Z Challenge (Book-Jane Eyre)

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)

Jane Eyre, on Bookdepository

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.»

A-Z Challenge (Book-Jane Eyre)

A-Z Challenge (Book-Jane Eyre)

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.”

Here you can find more blogs that signed to this Challenge.

And also, you can see my read books, on Goodreads, here.

Books I’ve read with the letter J:

  1. Joel, a boy of Galilee – Annie Fellows Johnston
  2. Jumper – Steven Gould
  3. The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling
  4. 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
  5. Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals – Jamie Oliver
  6. Joni: An Unforgettable Story – Joni Eareckson Tada

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