"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will..."
One of the most sweeping and enduring novels in English literature, Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre has become a beloved classic and a must-read for fans of period romance. Filled with memorable characters, witty dialogue, emotional scenes, social commentary, and intriguing twists, Bronte's novel,... [click here for more]
A fascinating collection of first-hand accounts of life in the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817), showing how social standing and etiquette were prime considerations of the period, and revealing the stark contrast between "upstairs" and "downstairs" and the lives of men and women.
With extracts from Jane Austen's novels, letters, biographies, memoirs and newspapers, including previously... [click here for more]