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Jane Eyre (Classics Illustrated) by Charlotte Bronte
  

Jane Eyre (Classics Illustrated)

Part of the Classics Illustrated Series
NewGen - YA Fiction   

RRP £5.99

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One of a range of marvellous comic books created in the '50s and '60s now with artwork re-coloured and covers digitally enhanced for a new generation. Perfect Bound at a terrifically good value price.

Classics Illustrated - A wonderful History - We're delighted to re-introduce these marvellous comic books to new generations of readers who will surely enjoy them as fantastic tales of adventure and excitement but will also improve their reading skills as a result and be inspired to read the complete versions of many of these fine works. I sincerely hope that you enjoy these superb adaptations and are similarly inspired as I was, nearly 50 years ago. Jeff Brooks, CEO, Classic Comic Store Ltd

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Jane Eyre (Classics Illustrated) by Charlotte Bronte

The Classics Illustrated titles:

1 The War of the Worlds
2 Oliver Twist
3 Robin Hood
4 The Man in the Iron Mask
5 Romeo and Juliet
6 A Journey to the Centre of the Earth
7 Les Miserables
8 The Jungle Book
9 Mutiny on the Bounty
10 Wuthering Heights
11 Knights of the Round Table
12 Jane Eyre
13 Frankenstein
14 The Time Machine
15 A Christmas Carol
16 Moby Dick (Jan 2010)

Click here to view all the Classics Illustrated and Classics Illustrated Junior titles.

Reviews

“If you’re old enough to remember the Classics Illustrated comic books, you’ll be glad to know that they’re back, along with a whole army of other graphic novel lines that promise to encourage readers to get into, and through, the classics." - Dodie Ownes - School Library Journal

About the Author

Charlotte Bronte

Charlotte Bronté lived from 1816 to 1855. In 1824 she was sent away to school with her four sisters and they were treated so badly that their father brought them home to Haworth in Yorkshire. The elder two sisters died within a few days and Charlotte and her sisters Emily and Anne were brought up in the isolated village. They were often lonely and loved to walk on the moors. They were all great readers and soon began to write small pieces of verse and stories.

Once Charlotte’s informal education was over she began to work as a governess and teacher in Yorkshire and Belgium so that she could add to the low family income and help to pay for her brother Branwell’s art education. Charlotte was a rather nervous young woman and didn’t like to be away from home for too long. The sisters began to write more seriously and published poetry in 1846 under male pen names – there was a lot of prejudice against women writers. The book was not a success and the sisters all moved on to write novels. Charlotte’s best-known book, Jane Eyre, appeared in 1847 and was soon seen as a work of genius.

Charlotte’s life was full of tragedy, never more so than when her brother Branwell and sisters Emily and Anne died within a few months in 1848/49. She married her father’s curate in 1854 but died in 1855, before her fortieth birthday.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2009

Author

Charlotte Bronte

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Publisher

Classic Comic Store Ltd

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Categories

Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)

ISBN

9781906814274

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