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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 30, 2003

    A touching story...

    I am a great lover of Victorian Classics, especially decent novels depicting the importance of love in relationships. This novel by Anne Bronte, I should say is the most touching story I have ever read.. Eventhough the plot is of the early 19th century, the heroine's character cannot be confined to that era. She can be anyone, even a 21st century woman. Being very independent myself, I could identify with her. In some ways, I realized that my nature is very much similar to that of Helen Huntingdon's (the negative traits in her). May be that's the reason why I am drawn to this book and it's leading lady. Mind you, I am not a feminist. This is a book, I think, women (especially younger ones) should read and learn from. The moral strength, sense of responsibility and learning from mistakes... these are top three positive aspects of Helen's character. I realized as I progressed through the book that I need to develop them myself to be a better and strong person. I can assuredly say that Helen Huntingdon is my most favorite heroine of all times. Anne Bronte's portrayal of the character of a strong woman with deep moral conviction who emerges out a winner in life establishes her as a writer with deep sensitivity.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 24, 2013

    Good book, but not in this version

    The complete text seems to be here, but it's so riddled with typos it's hard to enjoy, or even understand what was trying to be written. All, or nearly all, free versions available via Barnes & Noble seem to have this problem.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2001

    Anne deserves more credit!

    Having thoroughly read the works of both Charlotte and Emily Bronte; I have to say I don't understand the tendency to shun the works of Anne. Anne's novel shares many characteristics of her exaulted siblings. Anyone who likes the Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights should enjoy this novel as well! I truly hope that Anne begins to regain her rightful place in the literary canon.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 8, 2000

    Outstanding

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Anne Bronte has given the reader a view of her life. I watched the BBC Production of this novel on Masterpiece Theatre. Everyone should read the novel and see the movie!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 1999

    Anne Bronte's best book!

    This book was an excellent one. Having never attempted to read classic literature, I was caught by this book. The story was written as if Anne Bronte were writing the story about her own life, she demonstrates the hardships women in her time went through. The language is simple and the story not at all difficult to follow. Written to be clever instead of witty, the story comes to life in the diaries of the two main characters. A wonderful book!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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