Course: Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)
This novel makes it understandable why the English still debate whether Charlotte Bronte or Jane Austen is the greatest English novelist. Or is it Dickens? Truly hard to put down, this is the story of a poor orphan girl whose extremely difficult childhood involves rejection, extreme loneliness, and poverty; her fight against her own faults, especially her temper; her sterling character and morality; her pure and unselfish love for an English nobleman. There is definite romance in this novel, but very refined and morally upright. Not just loved by girls; boys can really enjoy this too.
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