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Jane Steele - Lyndsay Faye
Jane Steele
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399169496 (0399169490)
ASIN: 0399169490
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Literary Fiction
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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 ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Jane Steele
So have you ever wondered how Jane Eyre would have differed if she had been a murderess? I mean how many of us wanted her to kill her aunt and cousins because they were terrible and who really didn't like how her school treated her while she was there? So this book was really up my alley. The only r...
Carole720 rated it
Imagine if you will a homicidal Jane Eyre and you get the idea of what you're getting yourself into when you read this book. It has murder and intrigue and suspense. It has a love story and a mystery. And I'd like to believe Charlotte Bronte would have really enjoyed this homage to her little story.
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