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Not the Brontė novel to start with

Advantages: Good portrayal of the central character
Disadvantages: Rather thin on plot; compares unfavourably to 'Jane Eyre'

Charlotte Brontė The longest-lived of that never healthy Victorian literary family, Charlotte Brontė was also the most prolific as a novelist. Villette, which first appeared in 1853, was her third published book, as well as the last to appear duri ...

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Singular Success in Solitude

Advantages: Well-written interesting tale, good characters, depth of human insight
Disadvantages: A lot of assumed knowledge for reader: passages in French, biblical references etc

Anyone who has lived and worked abroad will recognise some of the challenges that Lucy Snowe, the central character and narrator of Villette, faces when she embarks on her career as a teacher of English in continental Europe: from the practical problems ...

Discerna 01.08.2003 · Read full review
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The Heights of Literature

Advantages: A classic novel that impress peole with your variety of reading materials
Disadvantages: a slightly contrived ending

As many of you know, I have a great love of literature. Not just the current best sellers but children's classic, adult's classics, text books and many more genres. However, when studying my A2 literature I found that the books lost a lot of the appeal th ...

kamallan 08.02.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Wuthering heights - Emily Bronte

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Let me in at Your Window.... Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte

Advantages: A Classic
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Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte Following on from the warm reception my recent review of Jamaica Inn received, I decided to revisit and review some other Gothic Novel genre books and where else to start than with Wuthering Heights. The Author: Th ...

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"Is Mr. Heathcliff a man? If so, is he mad? And if not, is he a d

Advantages: A wonderful, wonderful book.
Disadvantages: Can take a little getting in to

I think that I am lucky to be the age I am when it comes to books. When I was a young teenager in the 1960's, there were no videos and not the same TV adaptions of books to take away from your sheer imagination and the atmosphere that was obtained f ...

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