The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
(The pretty version!)
Anne Bronte’s sensational, hard-hitting and passionate tale of marital cruelty sees a mysterious new tenant at Wildfell Hall, Helen Graham, unmasked not as a ‘wicked women’ as the local gossips would have it, but as the estranged wife of a brutal alcoholic bully, despite to protect her son.
By drawing on her own experiences with her brother Branwell to depict the cruelty and debauchery from which Helen flees. Anne Bronte wrote her masterpiece to reflect the fragile position of women in society and her belief in universal redemption.