The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte

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Anne Brontë'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.

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. It is only when she allows Gilbert to read her diary that the truth is revealed and the shocking details of the disastrous marriage she has left behind emerge. Told with great immediacy, combined with wit and irony, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is a powerful depiction of a woman's fight for domestic independence and creative freedom.

 

Book Information

Format: Paperback

Published:  1996

Category: Classics, Romance, Literature

Publisher: Penaquin

Pages: 489

Dimensions: 187 x 129 x 27mm