Apr 27, 2013
Charlotte Brontë's Jane
Eyre, chapter 33.
Our reader, Elizabeth
Klett continues to rock Jane Eyre for
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- New Patterns from CraftLit listeners and
- Erica Hernandez
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- Laura Ricketts, What (else) Would Madame
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