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The Cranford Chronicles - Elizabeth Gaskell
The Cranford Chronicles
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Three of Elizabeth Gaskell’s best-loved novels— Cranford, Mr Harrison's Confessions, and My Lady Ludlow—are combined in this witty and poignant look at the market town of Cranford. The railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the village from Manchester, bringing fears of migrant workers... show more
Three of Elizabeth Gaskell’s best-loved novels— Cranford, Mr Harrison's Confessions, and My Lady Ludlow—are combined in this witty and poignant look at the market town of Cranford. The railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the village from Manchester, bringing fears of migrant workers and the breakdown of law and order. The arrival of handsome young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation, not just because of his revolutionary methods, but also because of his effect on the hearts of the village’s ladies. Meanwhile Miss Matty Jenkyns nurses her own heart following her forced abandonment of the man she loved since she was a young girl.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099518457 (0099518457)
Publisher: Random House UK
Pages no: 484
Edition language: English
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Cranford Chronicles
A collection of the three short novels by Elizabeth Gaskell that were adapted into the BBC mini-series. There is a tentative connection between Confessions and Cranford, but I believe they were not originally meant to be read together. Still they go well together as observations of small town and vi...
Edward
Edward rated it
3.0 The Cranford Chronicles
--Mr Harrison's Confessions--Cranford--My Lady Ludlow
Edward
Edward rated it
3.0 The Cranford Chronicles
--Mr Harrison's Confessions--Cranford--My Lady Ludlow
thebookcoop
thebookcoop rated it
The Cranford Chronicles consists of three short stories:Mr Harrison's Confessions (the shortest)CranfordMy Lady LudlowThey are all separate stories but set in the same sort of place - mainly a small northern town where the population happens to be many unmarried women who all seem half afraid of get...
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