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CELEBRATING THE BICENTENARY OF CHARLOTTE BRONTË

VINTAGE CLASSICS publishes Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre with a new introduction by Maggie O’Farrell, alongside Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights and Anne Bronte’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Following Leanne Shapton’s covetable covers for Jane Austen’s six novels in 2014, these three books make a beautiful gift, and perfect gems for bookworms! With hauntingly beautiful covers illustrated by British landscape artist Sarah Gillespie. Gillespie studied at the Ruskin School of Art; she works in charcoal on paper to capture the natural world. www.sarahgillespie.co.uk 

 

 

JANE EYRE / Charlotte Brontë

With a new introduction by Maggie O’Farrell

As an orphan, Jane’s childhood is full of trouble, but her stubborn independence and sense of self help her to steer through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal school. A position as governess at the Thornfield Hall promises a kind of freedom. But Thornfield is a house full of secrets, its master a passionate, tormented man, and before long Jane faces her greatest struggle in a choice between love and self-respect

 

 

 

 

WUTHERING HEIGHTS / Emily Brontë

Wuthering Heights is the tale of two families both joined and riven by love and hate. Cathy is a beautiful and wilful young woman torn between her soft-hearted husband and Heathcliff, the passionate and resentful man who has loved her since childhood. The power of their bond creates a maelstrom of cruelty and violence which will leave one of them dead and cast a shadow over the lives of their children

 

 

 

 

 

THE TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL / Anne Brontë

When the mysterious and beautiful young widow Helen Graham becomes the new tenant at Wildfell Hallrumours immediately begin to swirl around her. As her neighbour Gilbert Markham comes to discover, Helen has painful secrets buried in her past that even his love for her cannot easily overcome

 

 

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