Jane Eyre has enjoyed huge popularity since first publication, and its success owes much to its exceptional emotional power. When it was first published it received hostile reaction from critics because it was considered radical. Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester. Her integrity and independence are tested to the limit as their love for each other grows, and the secrets of Mr Rochester’s past are revealed.
Book divided into two sections.
This edition contains a chronology of Charlotte’s life.