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Reader, I Married Him

Reader, I Married Him

Author: Tracy Chevalier
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'This collection is stormy, romantic, strong - the Full Bronte' The Times A collection of short stories celebrating Charlotte Bronte, published in the year of her bicentenary and stemming from the now immortal words from her great work Jane Eyre. The twenty-one stories in Reader, I Married Him - one of the most celebrated lines in fiction - are inspired by Jane Eyre and shaped by its perennially fascinating themes of love, compromise and self-determination. A bohemian wedding party takes an unexpected turn for the bride and her daughter; a family trip to a Texan waterpark prompts a life-changing decision; Grace Poole defends Bertha Mason and calls the general opinion of Jane Eyre into question. Mr Rochester reveals a long-kept secret in "Reader, She Married Me", and "The Mirror" boldly imagines Jane's married life after the novel ends. A new mother encounters an old lover after her daily swim and inexplicably lies to him, and a fitness instructor teaches teenage boys how to handle a pit bull terrier by telling them Jane Eyre's story. Edited by Tracy Chevalier, this collection brings together some of the finest and most creative voices in fiction today, to celebrate and salute the strength and lasting relevance of Charlotte Bronte's game-changing novel and its beloved narrator.


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Author description

TRACY CHEVALIER is the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and seven other novels. She was asked by the Bronte Society to work on the Charlotte Bronte bicentenary in conjunction with the Bronte Parsonage Museum at Haworth in Yorkshire. Reader, I Married Him is one result of that collaboration.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780008150570
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : The Borough Press
  • : February 2016
  • : 222mm X 141mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 304
  • : en
  • : Tracy Chevalier
  • : 823.0108092
  • : Hardback