Sunday, April 17, 2016

Jane Eyre by Sarah Waters, Margaret Drabble, Jeanette Winterson and others

‘The shock and thrill of discovering this book, aged 13, continues to run in my veins’ … On the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth, writers and artists reflect on her greatest creation

Paula Rego’s Come to Me from her Jane Eyre series. This is the final work in Rego’s series and shows Jane in her later years. ‘Come to me’ refers to the blind Rochester calling her.
Come to Me by Paula Rego. Jane Eyre in later life being called for by the blind Mr Rochester. Illustration: Copyright Paula Rego. Courtesy of Marlborough Fine Art     MORE                                                                                                                                                                                               

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