“Narrating the story of Jane Eyre showed me that the bravery it takes for an unwanted orphan to forge her own path in life was as great in 1847 as it is today.” (Alison Larkin)
The epic love story of the plain, unloved orphan with an indomitable spirit who becomes a great romantic heroine despite all odds still resonates with millions of fans all over the world.
In this brilliant, highly accessible recording, award-winning narrator Alison Larkin draws on her own adoption experience to bring Charlotte Bronte’s story to authentic new life.
After being subjected to cruelty in her foster home and at boarding school, Jane becomes a governess in the home of the mysterious, sarcastic and deadly attractive Mr. Rochester who harbors a terrible secret…
Alison Larkin is the best-selling author of The English American, an autobiographical novel about an adopted English woman who finds her birth parents in the US and the award-winning narrator of over 200 audiobooks including The Complete Novels by Jane Austen. Other classic narrations include Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass; Fairytales of the Fiercer Sex by the Brothers Grimm, et al; The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett; Peter Pan & the Inconsiderate Waiter; Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary and Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, freely adapted by Alison Larkin.
“Narrator Alison Larkin's mellifluous voice and expressive tone are the perfect accompaniment to this acclaimed bildungsroman about ”poor, plain and little” orphaned Jane Eyre and her eternally captivating romance with Edward Rochester.” Earphones Award Winner--AudioFile Magazine