Mary Barton

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

2011, AudioGO Audiobooks, Read by Juliet Stevenson Mary Barton is set in 1840s working-class Manchester. The young heroine, who lives alone with her hardened and bitter trade-unionist father, John ... Read full review

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

Rather long, draggy, melodramatic, and didactic--and all without having an especially engaging plot or characters. It would be easier to list the characters who didn't die of starvation rather than to list those who did. Read full review

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