Agnes Grey (Version 3)
Anne Bronte's semi-autobiographic novel about Agnes Grey, a young woman who becomes a governess to support her family, but finds her new career more difficult than she expected.
First Page:Facsimile of the Title Page of the First Edition , which was issued , together with ‘ Wuthering Heights ,’ in three volumes , ‘ Wuthering Heights ’ forming Volumes 1 and 2.
LONDON: THOMAS CAUTLEY NEWBY, PUBLISHER, 72, MORTIMER ST., CAVENDISH SQ.
[Picture: Birthplace of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë, Thornton]
CHAPTER I—THE PARSONAGE
All true histories contain instruction; though, in some, the treasure may be hard to find, and when found, so trivial in quantity, that the dry, shrivelled kernel scarcely compensates for the trouble of cracking the nut. Whether this be the case with my history or not, I am hardly competent to judge... Continue reading book >>
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Reviewer: Emma - July 26, 2013
Subject: Agnes Grey
Great book! It has become my favorite novel. Of the three Bronte's, Anne I find the most cheerful.