Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre leads a bleak and lonely life, until she is employed as a governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Rochester - a man who guards a grim secret. This is a story of passionate love, travail and the triumph of an indomitable spirit.
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The orphaned Jane Eyre suffers under cruel guardians, a harsh employer and a rigid social order. But her plain appearance belies her indomitable spirit, sharp wit and great courage. When she goes to Thornfield Hall to work as a governess for the mysterious Mr Rochester the stage is set for one of literature's great romances.With an Afterword by Sam Gilpin