Shirley by Charlotte Brontë

Shirley by Charlotte Brontë

by Charlotte Brontë
     
 

SHIRLEY, the second novel by Charlotte Brontë, follows the life of Shirley, a wealthy heiress, and several other figures, including Robert, a mill owner. Set in Yorkshire in the period 1811–12, during the industrial depression resulting from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812, much of the novel depicts the suffering of laid-off millworkers.See more details below

Overview

SHIRLEY, the second novel by Charlotte Brontë, follows the life of Shirley, a wealthy heiress, and several other figures, including Robert, a mill owner. Set in Yorkshire in the period 1811–12, during the industrial depression resulting from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812, much of the novel depicts the suffering of laid-off millworkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013811829
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters whose novels are highly regarded in the English-speaking world. She wrote her masterpiece, JANE EYRE, under the pen name Currer Bell.

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