Publisher Description

This novel is based on the author's personal experience as a teacher in Brussels. It is a moving tale of repressed feelings and subjection to cruel circumstance and position, borne with heroic fortitude.

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
1853
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
782
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
550.3
KB

Customer Reviews

Jo in VT ,

4.5

I loved this book but was annoyed at the amount of French in it. I had to keep switching between the book and the translator, copying and pasting. It would be great if iBooks had a translate feature within the app like it does for define. Still, I would definitely recommend if you are a fan of the Bronte sisters or Jane Austen. It is a very long book, so make sure you have plenty of time on the horizon to read it.

BETSY TACY AND TJB ,

Love it!

I love this book and the heartwarming sadness that goes with it. To all the people worried about the french, I got one with translations in the back. I love how this book is typical for 19th century writing but also can easily change your opinion on characters. I love how even though I couldn’t relate to Lucy Snowe, I could understand what she was going through. In the last few chapters I really cried...that means a lot coming from me.

mere8082 ,

Villette

This title was completely unknown to me which was the reason I chose to read it and I found it a bit tedious. Typical of 19th century writing the prose is flowery and a little boring. Also, one needs at least basic French to understand the dialogue. Pass on this book unless you're doing a special study of The Brontes.

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