“Jane Eyre” is a 1847 novel by English writer by Charlotte Brontë. Set in the north of England during the reign of George III (1760–1820), it chronicles the different stages of the life of a woman called “Jane Eyre”. Through her character, Charlotte Brontë offers profound perspectives on a number of important social issues, often questioning the status quo and traditional ideas. Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, and the oldest sister in the world-famous trio of literary sisters. Along with her sisters’, her novels have become classics of English literature still read and enjoyed by people of all ages the world over. A classic of English literature, “Jane Eyre” is not to be missed by lovers of the English language. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this classic volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a biography of the author by G. K. Chesterton, as well as essays by Virginia Woolf.