Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780679886181
Department
Books
Released
17 Jun 1997
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Charlotte Bronte
Jane E. Gerver (Adapted By)
Jane E. Gerver (Editor)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Random House Childrens Books
Series
Stepping Stone Book
Language
English
Number of Pages
99
Dimensions
191 x 146 x 6mm (91g)

Annotation

  • In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned by the mysteriously remote Mr. Rochester
  • After a lonely childhood, young orphan Jane Eyre takes a post as a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she meets the enigmatic Mr. Rochester and uncovers a ghastly secret about the strange sounds that she hears. Simultaneous.

Summary

Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre, leads a lonely life until she finds a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls at night. What is the sinister secret that threatens Jane and her new found happiness? Step into Classics(TM) adaptations feature easy-to-read texts, big type, and short chapters that are ideal for reluctant readers and kids not yet ready to tackle original classics.  

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 4-6 Ages 9-11
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
BIC Classification 1
Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Orphans; Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Governesses; Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Juvenile fiction
Academic Subject 1
Continuations Default Code
Dewey Classification
[Fic]

Author Bio

Diane Johnson is the author of many books, including the bestselling novel Le Divorce, which was a 1997 National Book Award finalist, and Le Mariage.

Review Quotes

"At the end we are steeped through and through with the genius, the vehemence, the indignation of Charlotte Bront�."
--Virginia Woolf