The Professor, Charlotte Bronte
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The Professor

Narrator: Roger May

Abridged: 11 hr 20 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 10/01/2019


Unpublished at the time of her death, The Professor is the first novel written by Charlotte Bronte¨, and the seed of her later books, Jane Eyre and Villette. The narrator of the tale, William Crimsworth, tells a story of courage and ambition among jealousy and envy: orphaned from a young age, William rejects life in the clergy, and then as a tradesman, to the chagrin of his cruel uncles and elder brother. Instead he pursues a career in education and ends up in Brussels, where he meets student/teacher Francis Evans Henri, a half-English Swiss orphan, with whom he falls in love. However, their union is prevented by the jealousy of headmistress Mademoiselle Reuter, who has accidentally fallen in love with William herself...