The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

"The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" is a novel about a mysterious woman who moves into the dilapidated Wildfell Hall with her young son. As the story unfolds, it is revealed that she is running from an abusive, alcoholic husband and has taken on a new identity to protect her child. The narrative explores themes of gender roles, morality, and the societal constraints of the Victorian age, as well as the consequences of alcoholism and debauchery.

The 831st greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 444

Since this book was first published in 1848, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 444.0.

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