The timeless stories of Jane Eyre and Mr Rochester, Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, will resonate with readers of all ages, while Vanessa Lubach’s atmospheric illustrations perfectly complement the narratives.
Jane Eyre is poor, parentless and plain. Her future looks bleak.
Jane’s aunt and cousin detest her. Life at Lowood School is cruel and dangerous. What inner strength can the young Jane find?
Seeking adventure and independence, Jane sets out alone. Is her new master, Mr Rochester, all that he seems? What secret does he keep locked in the third storey, where strange laughter haunts the nights?
In her search for affection, Jane faces horror, cruelty, poverty and temptation. Is she strong enough to do what is right?
Will she ever mean anything more to anybody than poor, plain Jane Eyre?
I saw everything. They told me everything. I played a part in everything.
Nelly Dean has spent her life serving the inhabitants of Wuthering Heights. She has quite a tale to tell. She wants to tell it to you.
Nelly’s story is as wild and stormy as the moors on which it is set. She talks of haunting, hatred, love, grief and the desire for revenge.
Her tale begins and ends with the mysterious Heathcliff. Where has this strange, silent boy come from? Will you fear him or pity him? What drives the adult Heathcliff to destroy others, even his own son, and to dig in dark graveyards? Is it love or vengeance, or both?
This famous story of Heathcliff and Catherine will thrill you and chill you to the bone.
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