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Jane Steele - Lyndsay Faye
Jane Steele
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3.94 45
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399169496 (0399169490)
ASIN: 0399169490
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Tannat rated it
4.0 Jane Steele by Lindsay Faye (audiobook)
I'm not sure who it was who described this book as being for those who thought the novel Jane Eyre could have benefited from a higher body count, but they were right. I was only middling in my opinion of Jane Eyre, but I quite liked this odd book inspired by it. I'm not sure what to call it, althoug...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
4.0 Jane Steele
Super short review because I am sick and have the attention span of a gnat: If, like me, you HATED Jane Eyre and thought it would have been vastly improved by a higher body count, THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU. If you LOVED Jane Eyre, this may also be the book for you as it’s somewhat similar, only mor...
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Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Jane Steele / Lyndsey Faye
Reader, I murdered him.Like the heroine of the novel she adores, Jane Steele suffers cruelly at the hands of her aunt and schoolmaster. And like Jane Eyre, they call her wicked - but in her case, she fears the accusation is true. When she flees, she leaves behind the corpses of her tormentors.A fugi...
Shygirl: Reading After Midnight
Shygirl: Reading After Midnight rated it
3.5 Dark & Intense Gothic Historical Novel
Jane Steele was a darkly intense historical novel openly fashioned after Charlotte Bronte’s classic, Jane Eyre. Written in a manner befitting the mid-1800s, this may not have been a quick read but it was quite a gripping tale, nonetheless. ‘Killing for love is one of the most tangled acts you can c...
Yzabel rated it
3.0 Jane Steele
[I received a copy of this book through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.]I have a weak spot both for retellings and for “Jane Eyre”, so no wonder I'd request this novel. And it turned out to be fairly interesting, although it's more “inspired by” than an actual “retelling”, and at times ...
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