The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899, as "A Solitary Soul." Set in New Orleans and the Southern Louisiana coast at the end of the nineteenth century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century South.
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is the second and final novel by English author Anne Brontë, published in 1848 under the pseudonym Acton Bell. The novel is framed as a letter from Gilbert Markham to his friend and brother-in-law about the events leading to his meeting his wife.This novel of marital betrayal is set within a moral framework tempered by Anne's optimistic belief in universal salvation. FREE DOWNLOAD.