Queer Jane Eyre
For all those readers of the classic Jane Eyre who have been troubled by Mr Rochester’s abuse of his first wife Bertha and controlling behaviour towards young Jane, there is a book coming your way in 2022.
Harper Collins has announced that they have acquired the publishing rights for a re-imagining of the Bronte classic by L.L. McKinney, author of The Blade So Dark trilogy which is based on Alice in Wonderland. Of course the classic is no stranger to reinventions and adaptations. Many readers have had difficulty accepting the ending of Jane Eyre and the characters love for Mr Rochester. Finally we may have a resolution we can truly love. Any Jane Eyre fans out there? What do you think?