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Manga Classics: Jane Eyre

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After a childhood of abuse and neglect, Jane Eyre is taking a governess position at Thornfield, an estate whose imposing mystery is rivaled only by its master, the volatile Mr. Rochester. As Jane tries to discover his dark past, she finds herself somehow falling for him. Can Jane uncover the dark truth before she loses him forever?

This adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s brooding classic is wonderful. The text is adapted for manga format while still preserving the savor of the original. The drawings are pleasant and detailed enough that each time one re-reads one notices something one missed before, and it adds more depth to the characters and plot-line. It is a nice way to become acquainted with the storyline before attempting the original. The story itself is interesting, but you have to wonder why Jane falls for someone as creepy as Mr. Rochester. This traumatic love triangle is a little wearisome, but that is seen from a twenty-first century viewpoint. If you are into Gothic novels, this is one of the best, and this manga adaptation is a wonderful introduction to reading the classic itself.

Reviewed By:
Author:
CHARLOTTE BRONTE • Stacy King, Editor
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Trade
Page Count:
324 pages
Publisher:
Udon Entertainment
Publish Date:
2016-Nov-15
ISBN:
9781927925645
ASIN:
1927925649
Issue:
February 2017
Category:
Sequential Art
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Additional Information

Book Author

CHARLOTTE BRONTE • Stacy King, Editor

ASIN

1927925649

ISBN

9781927925645

Star Count

5

Page Count

324 pages

Issue

February 2017

Publication Date

2016-Nov-15

Format

Trade

Publisher

Udon Entertainment

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