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"When Charlotte Bronte removed her heroines from the home, she loosened the constrictions that bound a woman to her stove and cradle, and launched an inquiry into the nature of feminine experience that was to change the course of modern fiction."
--Susan Fromberg Schaeffer
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Another beautiful book by this author. A pleasure to read.would recommend it to anyone who enjoys classics.Published 4 days ago by Carmel Cosgrove
Couldn't even get through to the 3% position on the book-bar at the bottom of the Kindle, by which time one of the curates had gotten to a mill owner to assist him. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Elizabeth Rowley
The story is noble and sweet. The plot has depth but almost too easy to guess. The narrative can be very long in certain chapters.Published 2 months ago by SW
Excellent book. I have been reading it on my Kindle each night. It is easy to read in short segments and you will not have to review sections previously read in order to continue... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Betty G.
The prototype for all historical romances, Shirley is fascinating not only for what it says for the period of its setting but also for what it says about the period in which was... Read morePublished 5 months ago by mrldbaker
Very much enjoyed it even though the old English sometimes required 're-reading to fully understand the meaning. But this is Bronte's style.Published 5 months ago by Patrick Glover