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Agnes Grey

Anne Brontë

The novel tells the story of Agnes Grey, the daughter of a minister, whose family comes to financial ruin. Desperate to earn the money to care for herself, she takes one of the few jobs allowed to respectable women in the early Victorian era – the role of governess to the children of the wealthy. In working with two different families (the Bloomfields and the Murrays), she comes to learn about the troubles that face a young woman who must try to rein in unruly, spoiled children for a living, and about the ability of wealth and status to destroy social values. After her father's death, Agnes opens a small school with her mother and finds happiness with a man who loves her for herself. They have three children at the end of the novel, Edward, Agnes and Mary (Wikipedia)

The novel tells the story of Agnes Grey, the daughter of a minister, whose family comes to financial ruin. Desperate to earn the money to care for herself, she takes one of the few jobs allowed to respectable women in the early Victorian era – the role of governess to the children of the wealthy. In working with two different families (the Bloomfields and the Murrays), she comes to learn about the troubles that face a young woman who must try to rein in unruly, spoiled children for a living, and about the ability of wealth and status to destroy social values. After her father's death, Agnes opens a small school with her mother and finds happiness with a man who loves her for herself. They have three children at the end of the novel, Edward, Agnes and Mary (Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The novel tells the story of Agnes Grey, the daughter of a minister, whose family comes to financial ruin. Desperate to earn the money to care for herself, she takes one of the few jobs allowed to respectable women in the early Victorian era – the role of governess to the children of the wealthy. In working with two different families (the Bloomfields and the Murrays), she comes to learn about the troubles that face a young woman who must try to rein in unruly, spoiled children for a living, and about the ability of wealth and status to destroy social values. After her father's death, Agnes opens a small school with her mother and finds happiness with a man who loves her for herself. They have three children at the end of the novel, Edward, Agnes and Mary (Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

6h 41m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

24:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

23:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

18:56


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

13:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

12:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

32:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:23


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

11:09


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

27:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

12:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

22:49


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

10:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

22:26


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:17


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:02


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

15:27


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

17:13


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

16:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

13:25


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:20