Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Date: May 2016
Duration: 7 hours 18 minutes
Audrey Niffenegger|Elif Shafak|Elizabeth McCracken
Unique, inventive, and poignant, the stories in Reader, I Married Him pay homage to the literary genius of Charlotte Brontë, and demonstrate once again that her extraordinary vision continues to inspire readers and writers.|Emma Donoghue|Esther Freud|Evie Wyld|Francine Prose|Helen Dunmore|Jane Gardam|Joanna Briscoe|Kirsty Gunn|Linda Grant|Lionel Shriver|Nadifa Mohamed|Namwali Serpell|Patricia Park|Salley Vickers|Sarah Hall|Susan Hill|Tessa Hadley|This collection of original stories by today’s finest woman writers takes inspiration from the famous line in Charlotte Brontë’s most beloved novel, Jane Eyre
A fixture in the literary canon, Charlotte Brontë is revered by readers all over the world. Her books 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 nineteenth-century Britain when few women wrote, and fewer were published, Brontë 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 woman authors have spun original stories using Jane Eyre as a springboard.
Reader, I Married Him features stories by: