Mary Barton

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Penguin Books, 1970 - 486 pages
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User Review  - pgchuis - LibraryThing

The story of Mary Barton, a poor apprentice seamstress, who flirts with a rich mill owner's son, Henry Carson. She is faithfully loved by foundry worker Jem Wilson and, when Henry is found shot, Jem ... Read full review

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User Review  - john257hopper - LibraryThing

This is a novel about the life of two working class families, the Bartons and the Wilsons, in early 19th century Manchester. It tells vividly of the poverty they experience, and the precariousness of ... Read full review

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