Jane Eyre (Digital Audiobook)

By Charlotte Bronte, Josephine Bailey (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 7, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/17/2011)
Paperback (3/17/2011)
Paperback (3/17/2011)
Paperback (6/26/2019)
Paperback (3/17/2011)
Paperback (2/20/2018)
Paperback (2/16/2011)
Paperback (7/26/2019)
Paperback (3/10/2009)
Paperback (2/16/2011)
Paperback (10/7/2008)
Paperback (7/3/2013)
Hardcover (10/11/2018)
Paperback (10/11/2018)

Description

Introduction by Diane Johnson
Commentary by G. K. Chesterton, Virginia Woolf, Elizabeth Rigby, George Saintsbury, and Anthony Trollope

Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Initially published under the pseudonym Currer Bell in 1847, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre erupted onto the English literary scene, immediately winning the devotion of many of the world’s most renowned writers, including William Makepeace Thackeray, who declared it a work “of great genius.” Widely regarded as a revolutionary novel, Brontë’s masterpiece introduced the world to a radical new type of heroine, one whose defiant virtue and moral courage departed sharply from the more acquiescent and malleable female characters of the day. Passionate, dramatic, and surprisingly modern, Jane Eyre endures as one of the world’s most beloved novels.
 
Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide



About the Author

Charlotte Brontë (1816–1855), a poor clergyman’s daughter from Yorkshire, England, worked as a teacher and governess before her publication of Jane Eyre won her instant fame. She went on to produce three more novels before dying at the age of thirty-eight.