Jane Eyre's classic twist

· 08/16/2017 · Michael Schmitt

Sophie Hannah lists the top 10 twists in fiction, including Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre.

Not all superb twists need to come at the end. There's a twist in the middle of this classic novel that takes it to another level of passion, intrigue and excitement. There are hints before the big reveal, but not even the most imaginative reader would dare to imagine the truth. Twists in the middles of stories rather than at their ends tend to say: 'And what do we all think now?' rather than, 'So THIS is what we’re supposed to think!' – and this one does that brilliantly.

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