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Author: Charlotte Brontë
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; Baltimore : Penguin Books, 1985, ©1974.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set during the Napoleonic Wars, this story of "two contrasting heroines and the men they love" illustrates Brontë's "wish to reconcile the world of romantic love and fulfillment with the gritty realities of suffering, obligation and social duty."--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Brontë
ISBN: 9780140430950 0140430954 9780141439860 0141439866
OCLC Number: 14170250
Notes: Originally published 1849.
Description: 622 pages : facsimile ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Charlotte Brontë ; edited by Andrew and Judith Hook.

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Struggling manufacturer Robert Moore has introduced labour saving machinery to his Yorkshire mill, arousing a ferment of unemployment and discontent among his workers. Set during the Napoleonic wars  Read more...

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