Villette

Penguin Classics
Product Number: WEB73116
Released: 22 Sep, 2004
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
ISBN: #9780141907338
Publisher: Penguin
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Description

With neither friends nor family, Lucy Snowe sets sail from England to find employment in a girls' boarding school in the small town of Villette. There she struggles to retain her self-possession in the face of unruly pupils, an initially suspicious headmaster and her own complex feelings, first for the school's English doctor and then for the dictatorial professor Paul Emmanuel. Drawing on her own deeply unhappy experiences as a governess in Brussels, Charlotte BrontE's last and most autobiographical novel is a powerfully moving study of isolation and the pain of unrequited love, narrated by a heroine determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.

Author(s): Charlotte Brontë
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: 22 Sep, 2004

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Author(s): Charlotte Brontë
Narrator(s): Charlotte Ritchie
Genre: Classics
Product Number OB78319
Released: 25 Dec, 2019
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: #9780241429488

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