Monday, June 29, 2009

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

When I selected Jane Eyre, I knew I would be revisiting "an old friend" from my teen years. Much to my surprise, not only did I spend a week with a favorite character, the book itself was a gift to Chapman University from a very dear friend of my family! Through a child's eyes I loved Jane for her rebellious spirit and outspokenness. With this read I appreciated Bronte's addressing the inequities of society. It is still at the top of the list of romantic novels with mystery and suspense to keep you turning pages.

Leatherby Libraries Call Number: PR 4167.J3 1942
2nd Floor Humanities Library
Review submitted by: Diane Gennuso, Student Teaching Advisor, Antelope Valley Campus
Rating: Highly Recommended

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