Villette

Version: Unabridged
Author: Charlotte Bronte
Narrator: Davina Porter
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Classics
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: September 2006
# of Units: 19 CDs
Length: 23 hours
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Overview

Hailed as Charlotte Bronte's "finest novel" by Virginia Woolf, Villette is the timeless semi-autobiographical tale of Lucy Snowe. Left with no family and no money, Lucy goes against her own timid nature and travels to the small city of Villette, France, where she becomes a school teacher in Madame Beck's school for girls. During her stay, she falls in love-twice-and discovers an independent, inner strength rarely seen in women of her time.

Author Details

Author Details

Bronte, Charlotte

Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) was from an English family that produced three novelists: herself, Emily, and Anne. Besides Jane Eyre, her best known work is Wuthering Heights, also available from Brilliance Audio.