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Title   Agnes Grey 

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Author   BRONTE Anne  ISBN   9780140432107  Add to shopping cart   
Publisher   Penguin Classics  Group   Fiction View shopping cart
Binding   Paperback Category   Classics  Terms and conditions
Edition   1/1989 Type   Go back
Publication Year   1989 
Subject   Classic fiction (pre c 1945) 
Stock Status   Not currently in stock - contact store for availability 
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Synopsis When her family becomes impoverished after a disastrous financial speculation, Agnes Grey determines to find work as a governess in order to contribute to their meagre income and assert her independence. But Agnes's enthusiasm is swiftly extinguished as she struggles first with the unmanageable Bloomfield children and then with the painful disdain of the haughty Murray family; the only kindness she receives comes from Mr Weston, the sober young curate. Drawing on her own experience, Anne Brontė's first novel offers a compelling personal perspective on the desperate position of unmarried, educated women for whom becoming a governess was the only respectable career open in Victorian society.

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