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North and South - Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South
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Richly textured novel of romance and class conflict explores English social, political, religious, and cultural life during the mid-Victorian era, particularly in terms of the differences between the agricultural South and industrial North.
Richly textured novel of romance and class conflict explores English social, political, religious, and cultural life during the mid-Victorian era, particularly in terms of the differences between the agricultural South and industrial North.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781604594720 (1604594721)
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.5 The more things change
How to tag this. Know this though: if you expect a romance... well, there is romance, but it's not really the meat of the story. More like a sprinkled seasoning to give the excuse, and a happy ending I guess. What this is about is industrialization, the theme for most characters was the failure ...
Hol
Hol rated it
5.0 North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Quite a while ago I read the synopsis and purchased North and South from Audible. I haven’t been a great lover of fiction set in this era in the past (1800’s) and have always preferred reading to listening, so kept putting it off. I wish I hadn’t, though, because this was probably the finest reading...
Sailing in a Sea of Words
Sailing in a Sea of Words rated it
4.0 Book Review: North and South
Book: North and South Author: Elizabeth Gaskell Genre: Fiction/Social Commentary/Coming-Of-Age/Romance Summary: When her father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience, Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the north of England. Initial...
Words of a Bibliophile
Words of a Bibliophile rated it
3.0 North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
I have been curious about reading Gaskell for a while, and my first novel of hers turned out to be this one that mixes romance with social issues relevant to its time in the mid-19th century. The main character, Margaret Hale, initially seems rather contradictory to me. She is the daughter of a coun...
annie reads stuff
annie reads stuff rated it
4.0 North & South de Elizabeth Gaskell
Sin previo aviso, la vida de Margaret Hale da un giro de 180 grados y debe dejar el pueblo de Helstone para mudarse con su familia a Milton, en el otro extremo de Inglaterra. En el sur, la vida rural es simple y tranquila, adecuándose a su personalidad y dejando que los días pasen sin apuro, complem...
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