Reader, she married me... the beloved, enigmatic hero of Jane Eyre tells his story for the first time.
Uncover the secrets of Edward Fairfax Rochester, the beloved, enigmatic hero of Jane Eyre, as he tells his story for the first time in Mr Rochester, Sarah Shoemaker's gorgeous retelling of one of the most romantic stories in literature.
On his eighth birthday, Edward is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of redemption - and love.
Rich and vibrant, Edward's evolution from tender-hearted child to Charlotte Bronte's passionately tormented hero will completely, deliciously, and forever change how we read and remember Jane Eyre.
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A winner! Even if you never read Jane Eyre, you would still find Mr Edward Fairfax Rochester fascinating and hang on every word of his extraordinary story, told in perfect nineteenth-century language.A richly rewarding read. Margaret George,New York Times bestselling author
Shoemaker's detailed writing will transport readers to a bygone age of romance and heartbreak. Publishers Weekly