Logo

Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

Large book cover: Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey
by

Publisher: Thomas Cautley Newby
Number of pages: 403

Description:
Drawing directly on her own experiences, Anne Bronte describes the isolation and dark ambiguity of the governess's life as lived by her fictional heroine Agnes Grey. Mature, insightful, and edged with a quiet irony, this first novel by the youngest of the Brontes displays her keen sense of moral responsibility and sharp eye for bourgeois attitudes and behavior.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: The Isle of UnrestThe Isle of Unrest
by - Smith, Elder & Co.
The afternoon sun was lowering towards a heavy bank of clouds hanging still over the Mediterranean. A mistral was blowing. The last rays shone fiercely upon the towering coast of Corsica, and the windows of the village of Olmeta glittered like gold.
(3053 views)
Book cover: Beauchamp's CareerBeauchamp's Career
by - Chapman & Hall
This novel portrays life and love in upper-class Radical circles and satirises the Conservative establishment. Meredith himself was inclined to think it his best novel, and the character Renee de Croisnel was his favourite of his creations.
(1734 views)
Book cover: Caleb WilliamsCaleb Williams
by - Feedbooks
A tale of gripping suspense and psychological power, the novel creates a searing depiction of the intolerable persecution meted out to a good man in pursuit of justice. Written to expose the corrupt hierarchies its author saw in the world around him.
(5938 views)
Book cover: Sergeant Back AgainSergeant Back Again
by - PTSD PRESS
A gripping drama of the psychological trials and tribulations of a talented Army medic serving in a besieged surgical field hospital at the height of the Vietnam War. Insightful novel depicting the early signs, symptoms and origins of PTSD.
(5054 views)