The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (emended 1st edition)
"'Jane Eyre' it will be recollected was edited by Mr. Currer Bell. Here are two tales so nearly related to 'Jane Eyre' in cast of thought, incident and language; as to excite curiosity. All three might be the work of one hand."—Athenæum.
"The work bears affinity to 'Jane Eyre.'"—Spectator.
"Written with considerable ability."—John Bull.
"A work of very great talent."—Examiner.
"The work is strangely original. It reminds us of 'Jane Eyre.' The author is a Salvator Rosa with his pen.—Britannia.
"We strongly recommend all our readers who love novelty to get this story, for we can promise them they never read anything like it before. It is like 'Jane Eyre.'"—Douglas Jerrold.
"It is a colossal performance."—Atlas.