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The Novels of the Brontë Sisters

A set of the novels by the famous Brontë sisters.
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CoverTitleAuthorYear PublishedMain CharactersShort Summary
Jane EyreCharlotte Brontë1847Jane Eyre, Edward Rochester, Adèle Varens, St. John Eyre RiversJane 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.
ShirleyCharlotte Brontë1849Shirley Keeldar, Caroline Helstone, Robert Moore, Louis MooreTwo friends, the poor and quiet Caroline and the rich and fiesty Shirley, must navigate love and money to find happiness.
VilletteCharlotte Brontë1853Lucy Snowe, Paul Emanuel, Dr. John Graham Bretton, Polly HomeAfter 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 ProfessorCharlotte Brontë1857William Crimsworth, Mademoiselle Reuter, Frances HenriRecently 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 HeightsEmily Brontë1847Heathcliff, Catherine EarnshawFramed by the residency of Mr. Lockwood at Thrushcross Grange, the novel tells the tale of Heathcliff and Catherine and their star-crossed love.
Agnes GreyAnne Brontë1847Agnes Grey, Edward Weston, Rosalie MurrayIntent 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 HallAnne Brontë1848Helen Huntingdon, Arthur Huntingdon, Frederick Lawrence, Gilbert MarkhamWhen 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.
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