Both Anne and Agnes were originally one of six children. Anne lost her two eldest sisters when she was five. Both Agnes and Anne are the youngest. She always chafed at being patronised. Anne grew up poor. So the women take over. Then they start working out how they might make more money.
Mary goes for the most genteel work she can find: she starts selling her watercolours. Agnes turns to one of the only other jobs open to middle-class women: she decides to become a governess.
But instead of an adventure, Agnes gets a crash course in how cruel the world can be, and how it got that way. She grabs a large flat stone and crushes the birds flat. This brutal mercy killing is almost too violent to read. After months of being wrongfooted, slighted, dissatisfied, bored, overworked, underpaid and out of her depth — Agnes Grey is brilliant on the peculiar horrors of a first job — Agnes has started to understand how the world works.
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Her consciousness has been raised. And then she is fired. Anne was fired from her first job too. Undaunted, she boldly advertised for a job asking for double her previous salary, and was soon working for the Robinsons. The youngest, Matilda, is a tomboy, who is just as cruel in her way as Tom Bloomfield. The eldest, Rosalie, is being pushed into marriage with a rich man who happens also to be a rake and philanderer, and while she can she is determined to flirt with every man in sight.
Agnes finds it hard to sympathise when Rosalie decides to break the heart of the new curate, Mr Weston, especially as she quite likes him herself. The Spy and the Traitor. Ben Macintyre. Your review has been submitted successfully. Not registered?
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By Charlotte Bronte. NY: Carleton, Later edition. Green with gilt stamping. Author: Charlotte Bronte. Title: Emma. Year: First Edition Points: 1. All bindings tight and sound. Gilt titles and decorations on spine. Top page edges gilt. Nameplate affixed to interior empty page.
This book is in exceptional condition, so tight I think it was never read, nor even opened other than to have the plate stuck in. I pack my books extremely well; I'll take great care with this book.
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Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre. Emily Bronte - Wuthering Heights. First Edition ; First Printing. Bound in one quarter premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. Original brown blind-stamped cloth. Author: Bronte, Charlotte. Title: The Professor. This book is in great condition and amazingly enough it still sealed! Never opened! The Life of Charlotte Bronte. Wear to cover and spine; foxing throughout; large stain to the middle of the outside of pages.
Gilt on spine covering is faded. Enid L. Crease down spine. Wuthering Heights, by Charlotte Bronte. Many black and white illustrations, full page.