Part of our collection of Young Adult Classics, a Victorian coming-of-age story.
I had been seasoned by adversity, and tutored by experience, and I longed to redeem my lost honour in the eyes of those whose opinion was more than that of all the world to me.
Agnes Grey is forced to become a governess due to her family's circumstances, but struggles with the reality of disobedient children, disdainful employers and an isolated existence. Written from Anne's experience, this is a truly personal and moving coming-of-age story.
With a stunning cover from Instagram sensation Bodil Jane.
Anne Bronte (1820-1849) was brought up together with her sisters and brother; Charlotte, Emily and Branwell. All three sisters became published novelists under the pseudonyms of Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. Anne is best known for her two novels, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Agnes Grey, and she was also a brilliant poet.
Faber Child Trade
Paperback - B format
Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage)