The Novels of the Brontë Sisters
A set of the novels by the famous Brontë sisters.
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|Cover||Title||Author||Year Published||Main Characters||Short Summary|
|Jane Eyre||Charlotte Brontë||1847||Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester, Adèle Varens, St. John Eyre Rivers||Jane meets Edward Rochester while she is the governess of his ward, Adèle. The two fall in love, but when they try to marry, it comes out that Rochester is already married and his wife, though mad, is very much alive.|
|Shirley||Charlotte Brontë||1849||Shirley Keeldar, Caroline Helstone, Robert Moore, Louis Moore||Two friends, the poor and quiet Caroline and the rich and fiesty Shirley, must navigate love and money to find happiness.|
|Villette||Charlotte Brontë||1853||Lucy Snowe, Paul Emanuel, Dr. John Graham Bretton, Polly Home||After a devastating family tragedy, Lucy Snowe begins teaching to support herself. Her affections are drawn towards two men, one of whom marries another and the other of whom is forced away by the machinations of others. Despite this, Lucy thrives and eventually runs her own day school.|
|The Professor||Charlotte Brontë||1857||William Crimsworth, Mademoiselle Reuter, Frances Henri||Recently freed from his elder brother's tyranny, William finds himself teaching at an all-girl's school, and the object of its headmistress's attention. However, she is already engaged to another man. As William begins to tutor the young Frances, he falls in love with her.|
|Wuthering Heights||Emily Brontë||1847||Heathcliff, Catherine Earnshaw||Framed by the residency of Mr. Lockwood at Thrushcross Grange, the novel tells the tale of Heathcliff and Catherine and their star-crossed love.|
|Agnes Grey||Anne Brontë||1847||Agnes Grey, Edward Weston, Rosalie Murray||Intent on earning money for her family, Agnes Grey secures a position as a governess for a wealthy family. While in their employ, she meets a young man named Edward for whom she begins to have feelings. When her father dies, however, she is forced to leave the position, and Edward, behind.|
|The Tenant of Wildfell Hall||Anne Brontë||1848||Helen Huntingdon, Arthur Huntingdon, Frederick Lawrence, Gilbert Markham||When a mysterious widow, Helen, comes to town, Gilbert Markham finds himself pursuing her. After refusing his advances, she gives him her diaries which recount the tale of her still-living husband, an abusive alcoholic. After some time, her husband becomes ill and dies. Gilbert goes to find Helen and the two are reunited.|