Reader, I Married Him
Stories Inspired by Jane EyreBook - 2016
This collection of original stories by today''s finest women writers--including Tracy Chevalier, Francine Prose, Elizabeth McCracken, Tessa Hadley, Audrey Niffenegger, and more--takes inspiration from the famous line in Charlotte Bront#65533;''s most beloved novel, Jane Eyre.
A fixture in the literary canon, Charlotte Bront#65533; is revered by readers all over the world. Her novels featuring unforgettable, strong heroines still resonate with millions today. And who could forget one of literature''s best-known lines: "Reader, I married him" from her classic novel Jane Eyre?
Part of a remarkable family that produced three acclaimed female writers at a time in 19th-century Britain when few women wrote, and fewer were published, Bront#65533; has become a great source of inspiration to writers, especially women, ever since. Now in Reader, I Married Him, twenty of today''s most celebrated women authors have spun original stories, using the famous line from Jane Eyre as a springboard for their own flights of imagination.
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Unique, inventive, and poignant, the stories in Reader, I Married Him pay homage to the literary genius of Charlotte Bront#65533;, and demonstrate once again that her extraordinary vision continues to inspire readers and writers.