|I really enjoyed this book.
Similar in style to Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, the book tells of Agnes Grey’s journey into adulthood, specifically her struggles as a governess.
Beautifully-written, this book was a very good read. I really enjoyed Bronte’s imagery.
It is heavy on the religious tones, but not in a preachy way, which didn’t bother me. Agnes uses her religion to care for others, human and animal, which made her a very likeable character, despite her tendency to go on and on about God.
Light on the romance, which was also agreeable to me.
Listening to it as an audiobook made it even better; Emilia Fox did very well with the narration and intonation.
A good read with a satisfying ending.