Jane Eyre

  • by Charlotte Brontë
  • Narrated by Flo Gibson
  • 18 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jane Eyre, a young orphan, leads a lonely life at a boarding school until she's old enough to take a job as a governess for the wealthy and mysterious Mr. Rochester. Over time, she falls in love with her stern employer, but happiness still eludes her - even on her wedding day. What is the mad secret Rochester is hiding?

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Audible Editor Reviews

Flo Gibson brings dramatic intensity and an intimate tone to her performance of Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel, Jane Eyre.
The title character is an orphan raised by her cruel aunt. After a trying experience at boarding school, she falls in love with Rochester only to have their potential marriage thwarted by a dangerous secret that leads to her temporary downfall. Critics have since cited a modern sensibility in Brontë’s exploration of female identity and class relations.
With her confiding, raspy voice, Gibson draws listeners toward her in her portrayal as the title character in this classic.

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Jane Eyre

I enjoyed this book- it is a great escape!
My memories of reading it as a girl were re-lived.
The sound quality was not good though, and in future I will only get books that are in the highest sound quality-,
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- Connie

A Genuine Masterpiece

This book is a genuine 19th century masterpiece. Charlotte Bronte's tale of this young woman's life journey reached out to me across the centuries and touched me deeply. Flo Gibson is a talented narrator with perfect annunciation. However, she reads at a very fast clip, so I often found it challenging to keep pace with her. The quality of the recording seemed a bit grainy, too; I found it helpful to check out the book from the local library and follow along in print to gain full comprehension of the text.
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- Duane

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-06-1999
  • Publisher: Recorded Books