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Reader, I Married Him

Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre

Tracy Chevalier (Introduction by), Laura Kirman (Read by)

Compact Disc

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Digital Audiobook (5/23/2016)
Paperback (3/22/2016)
MP3 CD (5/24/2016)
Compact Disc (5/24/2016)


This collection of original stories by today's finest woman writers takes inspiration from the famous line in Charlotte Bront 's most beloved novel, Jane Eyre

A fixture in the literary canon, Charlotte Bront is revered by readers all over the world. Her books featuring unforgettable, strong heroines still resonate with millions today. And who could forget one of literature's best-known lines: "Reader, I married him" from her classic novel Jane Eyre?

Part of a remarkable family that produced three acclaimed female writers at a time in nineteenth-century Britain when few women wrote, and fewer were published, Bront has become a great source of inspiration to writers, especially women, ever since. Now, in Reader, I Married Him, twenty of today's most celebrated woman authors have spun original stories using Jane Eyre as a springboard.

Reader, I Married Him features stories by:

Tracy Chevalier Tessa Hadley Helen Dunmore Kirsty Gunn Joanna Briscoe Jane Gardam Emma Donoghue Susan Hill Francine Prose Elif Shafak Evie Wyld Patricia Park Salley Vickers Nadifa Mohamed Esther Freud Linda Grant Sarah Hall Lionel Shriver Audrey Niffenegger Namwali Serpell Elizabeth McCracken

Unique, inventive, and poignant, the stories in Reader, I Married Him pay homage to the literary genius of Charlotte Bront , and demonstrate once again that her extraordinary vision continues to inspire readers and writers.

HarperCollins, 9781504716826

Publication Date: May 24, 2016