What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

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UNSOLVED: One specific book > Historical, Girls' Boarding School, Friend dies, girl becomes teacher/nanny

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message 1: by Cocoa (new)

Cocoa (brandedcocoabeans) | 16 comments As a disclaimer, I am remembering this from a film, but I'm fairly sure that it was based on a book (probably a classic). I remember a part where the main character wakes up in boarding school (or possibly an orphanage) to find her friend very ill. She gets taken to a different room I think (there is a lot of sweating and coughing) and then it's he dies. (In the film at least) it cuts to the girl quite a few years later when I think she is a teacher/nanny that teaches.

Thank you in advance!
(I know it's not really a book but as i say I am fairly sure it's an adaptation)


message 2: by Holly (new)

Holly (hollylovesbooks) | 761 comments Jane Eyre?


message 3: by Kris (new)

Kris | 36032 comments Mod
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë - Holly's suggestion


message 4: by Ruzza (new)

Ruzza | 302 comments Yeah I think it's Jane Eyre as well.


message 5: by Jenna (new)

Jenna | 591 comments Yes, my first thought was Jane Eyre too.


message 6: by Stephen (new)

Stephen (havan) | 128 comments When asked 5 out of 5 readers agree. We're talking Jane Eyre here.

I think this one's solved.


message 7: by Kris (new)

Kris | 36032 comments Mod
We'll need to wait for the original poster, Alix, to confirm.


message 8: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 40168 comments Mod
Alix, are you still looking for this or did you find it?


message 9: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart | 20990 comments Still out there, Cocoa?

It's gotta be Jane Eyre.


message 10: by Florence (new)

Florence | 624 comments Jane eyre for sure!


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