As an orphaned child, Jane Eyre is first cruelly abused by her aunt, then cast out and sent to a charity school. Though she meets with further abuse, she receives an education, and eventually takes a job as a governess at the estate of Edward Rochester. Jane and Rochester begin to bond, but his dark moods trouble her. When Jane uncovers the terrible secret Rochester has been hiding, she flees and finds temporary refuge at the home of St. John Rivers.
About the Author
Charlotte Brontë was an English novelist and poet. Born at the start of the 19th century, Bronte was the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She first published her under the pen name Currer Bell.
Crystal S. Chan is an award-winning author and television screen play writer. She holds a degree in language and literature. Crystal is a huge fan of authors such as Jane Austen and she is equally passionate about Sailor Moon. Her passion for classic literature combined with her love of the comics medium allows her to strike a solid balance between preserving the depth of the original content while adapting the language for a younger generation.
SunNeko Lee is a talented artist who works in two worlds: comics, and animation. At an early age she made her professional debut as a comic strip artist before moving to character design and storyboard work in the animation industry. SunNeko’s work for the Manga Classics project allows her to celebrate her passion for the comic arts. Lee’s artist alias, SunNeko, combines her love of cats and the warmth of the sun (Neko is cat in Japanese).
Date of Birth:April 21, 1816
Date of Death:March 31, 1855
Place of Birth:Thornton, Yorkshire, England
Place of Death:Haworth, West Yorkshire, England
Education:Clergy Daughters' School at Cowan Bridge in Lancashire; Miss Wooler's School at Roe Head
What People are Saying About This
Selected for the Texas Library Association's 2018 Texas Mavericks Graphic Novel Reading List!
"... I also liked the supplemental information at the end of the book, such as further information about the publication of the original novel and about the real life of a governess back then...Overall, I highly recommend this book." - Five Stars! Amazon.com