Reader, I married him By Tracy Chevalier


This collection is stormy, romantic, strong the Full Bront The TimesA collection of short stories celebrating Charlotte Bront , published in the year of her bicentenary and stemming from the now immortal words from her great work Jane EyreThe twenty one stories in Reader, I Married Him one of the most celebrated lines in fiction are inspired by Jane Eyre and shaped by its perennially fascinating themes of love, compromise and self determinationA bohemian wedding party takes an unexpected turn for the bride and her daughter a family trip to a Texan waterpark prompts a life changing decision Grace Poole defends Bertha Mason and calls the general opinion of Jane Eyre into question Mr Rochester reveals a long kept secret in Reader, She Married Me , and The Mirror boldly imagines Jane s married life after the novel ends A new mother encounters an old lover after her daily swim and inexplicably lies to him, and a fitness instructor teaches teenage boys how to handle a pit bull terrier by telling them Jane Eyre s storyEdited by Tracy Chevalier, this collection brings together some of the finest and most creative voices in fiction today, to celebrate and salute the strength and lasting relevance of Charlotte Bront s game changing novel and its beloved narrator Reader, I married him

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