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Ruth - Elizabeth Gaskell
Ruth
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The orphaned heroine Ruth is seduced then abandoned by wealthy Henry Bellingham. Shamed in society's eyes by her illegitimate son, yet rejecting the opportunity to marry her seducer, Ruth affirms that we are not bound to repeat our mistakes.
The orphaned heroine Ruth is seduced then abandoned by wealthy Henry Bellingham. Shamed in society's eyes by her illegitimate son, yet rejecting the opportunity to marry her seducer, Ruth affirms that we are not bound to repeat our mistakes.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781934648490 (1934648493)
Publisher: Norilana Books
Pages no: 488
Edition language: English
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Meandering Em's
Meandering Em's rated it
3.0
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
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
2.0
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
5.0
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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