Charlotte Bronte was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Bronte sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels became classics of English literature. She is best known for her novel 'Jane Eyre', which was published under the pen name Currer Bell.
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1. Jane Eyre
The novel follows the life of Jane Eyre, an orphan who is mistreated by her relatives and sent to a charity school. As she grows up, Jane becomes a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she falls in love with the brooding and mysterious Mr. Rochester. However, she soon learns of a dark secret in his past that threatens their future together. The story is a profound exploration of a woman's self-discovery and her struggle for independence and love in a rigid Victorian society.
The novel follows the life of Lucy Snowe, a young Englishwoman with no family or prospects, who moves to the fictional French town of Villette to teach at a girls' school. As she navigates her new life, she becomes entangled in a love triangle with a fiery professor and a charismatic doctor. The story explores themes of isolation, independence, and the constraints of societal expectations for women.