Charlotte Bront famous masterpiece in an unabridged version with the famous original illustrations by F.H. Townsend. Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield, falls in love with Mr. Rochester, and discovers the impediment to their lawful marriage in a story that transcends melodrama to portray a woman's passionate search for a wider and richer life than Victorian society traditionally allowed. With a captivating heroine full of yearning, the dangerous secrets she encounters, and the choices she finally makes, Charlotte Bronte's innovative, enduring and superbly told Victorian romantic novel with inspiration from and references to classic Gothic style continues to engage and provoke modern readers.