Description - The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
Gilbert Markham is deeply intrigued by Helen Graham, a beautiful and secretive young woman who has moved into nearby Wildfell Hall with her young son. He is quick to offer Helen his friendship, but when her reclusive behaviour becomes the subject of local gossip and speculation, Gilbert begins to wonder whether his trust in her has been misplaced. Anne BrontU's powerful novel is an exploration of a woman's struggle for creative freedom and domestic independence, and disturbed many readers on first publication, including her own sister Charlotte.
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(204mm x 132mm x 36mm)
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Author Biography - Anne Bronte
Anne Bronte was born in 1820, the youngest of the Bronte family. She was educated at home in the Yorkshire village of Howarth, and later held two positions as a governess, difficult experiences which inspired her first novel, Agnes Grey, in 1847. This was followed by The Tenant of Wildfell Hall in 1848. Anne died of tuberculosis in 1849, aged twenty-nine.