North and South

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AMS Press, 1972 - Fiction - 520 pages
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Gaskell's prose are just sublime. - LibraryThing
My problem was with the plot. - LibraryThing
I enjoyed the story, it was not hard to read. - LibraryThing
The pace is er...leisurely at times.... - LibraryThing
The intro in my edition was no less than 26 pages long. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

By all accounts Elizabeth Gaskell's "North and South" should have been right up my alley. I adore Victorian-era fiction, especially if it features young heroines wrestling with dire circumstances and ... Read full review

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User Review  - AMQS - LibraryThing

I adored this book. It felt like a grittier Jane Austen, or as Ilana put it: the romance of Jane Austen with the social commentary of Charles Dickens. Margaret Hale is the daughter of a country parson ... Read full review


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About the author (1972)

Along with short stories and a biography of Charlotte Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) published five more novels including "Wives and Daughters" (1865).