3 – Victorian era
level – advanced
plot – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is the second and final novel by the English author Anne Brontë. In the mid 19th Century, an enigmatic young woman moves to Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains totally aloof until a charming neighbor farmer gets her to reveal her past through his persistence. Only then does she reveal she is hiding away from a womanizing, belittling husband.