Win a copy of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre from Slate’s A Year of Great Books and Penguin Classics.

Penguin Classics Has Four Editions of Jane Eyre. Win Your Favorite.

Penguin Classics Has Four Editions of Jane Eyre. Win Your Favorite.

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March 16 2016 2:04 PM

Win a Copy of Jane Eyre

Penguin Classics has four editions of the next Year of Great Books selection. Enter to win your favorite. 

Jane Eyre.

Jane’s many covers.

Photo illustration by Sofya Levina

Update, March 18: All the books have been assigned! Thanks to everyone who entered. Winners will be notified by email.

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Our members have chosen Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre for A Year of Great Books—and Penguin Classics has sent 10 copies of each of their four beautiful editions to celebrate. To win, email your address to with “Jane Eyre” in the subject line and let us know which edition you most covet:

black spine jane eyre.

Black Spine: The standard edition, with notes and introduction by the Welsh novelist and critic Stevie Davies. The cover image is from Only a Lock of Hair (1857–58) by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais.

jane eyre deluxe.

Classics Deluxe: Designed by Cuban-born artist and fashion designer Ruben Toledo.

handcover jane eyre.

Classics Hardcover: Illustrated by award-winning British book designer Coralie Bickford-Smith, with Davies’ notes and introduction.

drop cap jane eyre.

Drop Cap Hardcover: Designed by illustrator and letterer Jessica Hische, author of the Daily Drop Cap blog.

The details: Make sure you’re emailing from the address associated with your Slate Plus membership. U.S. residents only. One entry per Slate Plus member. The first 10 emails we receive requesting each edition will win. Good luck!