The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
Mrs. Helen Graham marries well, believing herself to be in love with her husband. However, reality settles in when her husband abuses her verbally and physically, subjects her to his vulgar friends, debauchery, and his drinking problems. When Helen finds her situation unbearable, she takes her only son and depends on her painting skills to earn a living.
It makes you reconsider the strength of an abused woman.
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