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Shirley (Volume 1)

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1905. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. FURTHER COMMUNICATIONS ON BUSINESS. In Shirley's nature prevailed at times an easy indolence: there were periods when she took delight in perfect vacancy of hand and eye--moments ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by General Books (first published December 16th 1999)
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Nov 08, 2009 rated it liked it
Ever since I first read it in late adolescence, Jane Eyre has been my favorite book. It’s fascinating, moving, just exquisite. Last year I read Villette, also by C. Bronte and also loved it. As a whole it was not quite as wonderful as Jane Eyre but elements of it were just as delicious, if not better. I’d never heard of Shirley, and I was a little apprehensive – if it’s not well-known, could it be as good as her other works?

Well, I really enjoyed it but it’s not quite as good as her other ones.
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Charlotte Brontë was a British novelist, the eldest out of the three famous Brontë sisters whose novels have become standards of English literature. See also Emily Brontë and Anne Brontë.

Charlotte Brontë was born in Thornton, Yorkshire, England, the third of six children, to Patrick Brontë (formerly "Patrick Brunty"), an Irish Anglican clergyman, and his wife, Maria Branwell. In April 1820 the fam
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