Perfectly preserving the tone and mood of the novel whilst condensing it into two acts, David Malouf, with the gift for language already evident from his novels and poetry, presents afresh the timeless story of Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre, one of the most enduring literary classics of all time. The love between Jane and Mr Rochester, and the mystery of the woman behind the locked door, are here set to music in the opera composed by Michael Berkeley.
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David Malouf is internationally recognized as one of Australia's finest contemporary writers. His novels include Remembering Babylon, shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize and winner of the first IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and The Great World, winner of both the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger in 1991. He has also published collections of poetry and a volume of autobiography. He lives in Sydney.
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