The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (Hardcover)

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I love the Bronte Sisters and find Anne to be talked over or in the shadow of her two talented sisters. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall deserves more love as it carefully blends the oddness/gothic qualities of the Bronte sisters while reading more like a Jane Austen novel.  

— Jesse


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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte, tells the story of young Helen Graham's disastrous marriage to the dashing drunkard Arthur Huntingdon--said to be modeled on the author's brother Branwell--and her flight from him to the seclusion of Wildfell Hall. Pursued by Gilbert Markham, who is in love with her, Graham refuses him and, by way of explanation, gives him her journal. There he reads of her wretched married life. Eventually, after Huntingdon's death, they marry.

Anne Bronte's second but last novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall was first published in 1848 under the pseudonym of Acton Bell, and was an immediate success. It is now considered to be the one of the first feminist novels.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781912714933
ISBN-10: 1912714930
Publisher: Chiltern Publishing
Publication Date: October 26th, 2021
Pages: 528
Language: English