Anne Bronte was an English novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Bronte literary family
Agnes Grey was an 1847 novel based on her experience
At age of nineteen Anne Bronte left home and worked as a governess for a few years before becoming a writer
Bronte depicts the precarious position of a governess and how that can affect a young woman.
The novel follows Agnes Grey, a governess, as she works within families of the English gentry
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Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set mostly in Africa, and a founder of the Lost World literary genre. Joan Haste is
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