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Villette - Charlotte Brontë
Villette
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Another powerful novel from Charlotte Brontë, Villette tells the story of Lucy Snowe, a teacher at an all-girls school who finds herself in the thralls of romance and adventure. A novel known less for its plot than the compelling psychology of protagonist, Villette touches upon the themes of... show more
Another powerful novel from Charlotte Brontë, Villette tells the story of Lucy Snowe, a teacher at an all-girls school who finds herself in the thralls of romance and adventure. A novel known less for its plot than the compelling psychology of protagonist, Villette touches upon the themes of gender roles, repression, and religious conflict in nineteenth century Belgium.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781619492424 (1619492423)
Publisher: Empire Books
Pages no: 440
Edition language: English
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Villette by Charlotte Bronte
TITLE: Villette AUTHOR: Charlotte Bronte _____________________________ DESCRIPTION: "Villette is Charlotte Brontë's powerful autobiographical novel of one woman's search for true love, edited with an introduction by Helen M. Cooper in Penguin Classics.With neither friends nor family, Lucy Snowe...
brokenbiscuits
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0.0 Books of 1915 (Part One)
I'm a little late with my reviews of the books of 1915! Then again, what's really the difference between a century, and a century and ten weeks? The Song of The Lark by Willa Cather I’m going to go out on a limb and say this was the best novel of 1915. When I told my brother I was reading T...
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4.5 Charlotte Bronte's Villette
Villette is Charlotte Bronte's last work. It is like all Bronte novels difficult to understand. Not a great deal happens in it and what does happen happens very slowly, too slowly at times. The last third or so of the book was quite draggy at times. The main character of the novel is Lucy Snowe ...
Rough Draft Hero
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4.0 Villette
I'm giving it four stars purely because it got me out of a reading rut. And most of it was good! The writing was beautiful and perfect. However, after all that flirting, banter slipping into French, and pet names--Lucy and Ginerva did not end up bumping uglies. I find that mightily atrocious.
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3.0 Villette
According to The Telegraph Charlotte Brontë’s Villette is better than her best known work [b:Jane Eyre|10210|Jane Eyre|Charlotte Brontë|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327867269s/10210.jpg|2977639]. This bold declaration alone put Villette in my reading list because Jane Eyre really is one of the bes...
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