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'She looked so like herself that I knew not how to bear it' In this sensational, hard-hitting and passionate tale of marital cruelty, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall sees a mysterious tenant, Helen Graham, unmasked not as a 'wicked woman' as the local gossips would have it, but as the estranged wife of a brutal alcoholic bully, desperate to protect her son.

Using her own experiences with her brother Branwell to depict the cruelty and debauchery from which Helen flees, Anne Bronte wrote her masterpiece to reflect the fragile position of women in society and her belief in universal redemption, but scandalized readers of the time.

The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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ISBN/EAN 9780141199351
Author Anne Bronte
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Classic
Publication date 28 Jun 2012
Format Paperback
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

The Penguin English Library Edition of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte.

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