Book Review: Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë

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Lena’s rating: 5 of 5 stars
Published: 1847
Copy: Bought


Agnes Grey is about a young lady who takes a post as governess to help her financially struggling family. But her occupation turns out to be far from the idyllic ideal Agnes had imagined: the children are unruly and the parents are not allowing her to discipline their children, but also don’t do it themselves. Agnes struggles as she is confronted with a lack of morals in these higher classes, that is so very foreign to her own nature. Continue reading

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