North and South by Elizabeth GaskellNorth and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South

byElizabeth Gaskell

Paperback | June 21, 2012

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This richly textured novel of romance and class conflict explores the dichotomies between the pastoral South and industrial North during England's mid-Victorian era. Praised by Dickens as "an admirable story," this is a turbulent tale of a woman torn between her sympathy for discontented millworkers and her love for the factory's owner.
Elizabeth Gaskell was born on September 29, 1810 to a Unitarian clergyman, who was also a civil servant and journalist. Her mother died when she was young, and she was brought up by her aunt in Knutsford, a small village that was the prototype for Cranford, Hollingford and the setting for numerous other short stories. In 1832, she marr...
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Title:North and SouthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:June 21, 2012Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0486479528

ISBN - 13:9780486479521

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it One of my favourite romances of all time. I also highly recommend the BBC mini series.
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