Reading progress update: I've read 27%.

Jane Eyre - Michael Mason, Charlotte Brontë

27% - Mr Rochester is a rather horrid man. Why even look after the girl if he cares so little?

 

 

31% - [...] for I am not her father; but hearing that she was quite destitute, I e'en took the poor  thing out of the slime and mud of Paris, and transplanted it here, to grow up clean in the wholesome soil of an English country garden. Mrs. Fairfax found you to train it; but now you know that it is the illegitimate offspring of a french opera-girl, you will perhaps think differently of your post and protegee...[...]

'No: Adele is not answerable for either her mother's fault or yours: I have a regard for her; and now that I know she is, in a sense, parentless - forsaken by her mother and disowned by you. [...]

WTF. He called his own daughter an IT and won't acknowledge her because her mother cheated on him! you have seriously got to be kidding me! ugh. and to make out like his lot  in life is worse than most people including Jane's because of it? grow a pair.


32% - Maybe he's mentally unwell?