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Ruth - Elizabeth Gaskell
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780460876605 (0460876600)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Ltd.
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it
Ruth is 16 and a lonely orphan when she is seduced by upper class man. When he becomes ill, his mother takes him home and forces him to break all ties with Ruth. Soon afterwards, she discovers she is going to have a baby. A kind minister takes her home with him and she becomes part of his family....
carey rated it
What more can you say except Victorian melodrama at its full blown height. Fallen women, bounders etc...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
Oh dear - how bland Ruth is. It's a wonder she got shagged at all!Home audio file - c drive - blue roomEve Matheson, Narrator Blurb - Ruth Hilton, like so many Victorian heroines, is seduced, made pregnant, and abandoned by a wealthy and careless man. The story follows the devout Ruth, who persevere...
the litwit misfit
the litwit misfit rated it
Ruth is a very moving story of an unwed mother in the Victorian age. A wonderful story of faith, acceptance and forgiveness. Read with a box of tissues.
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