Mary Barton, A Tale of Manchester Life by Elizabeth Gaskell

Mary Barton, A Tale of Manchester Life by Elizabeth Gaskell

by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Mary Barton, A Tale of Manchester Life by Elizabeth Gaskell by Elizabeth Gaskell

MARY BARTON is the first novel published by Elizabeth Gaskell. Set in Manchester in the mid-19th century, the novel follows the lives of several working-class British families and the trials and tribulations they face at the lower end of the socio-economic scale.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013712508
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 01/03/2012
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,123,933
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865) was a Victorian novelist and short story writer. An accomplished novelist, Gaskell's best known works include MARY BARTON, NORTH AND SOUTH and WIVES AND DAUGHTERS. She is noteworthy for her extensive use of dialect in her stories, as well as a strong Gothic streak in her ghost stories.

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Mary Barton, A Tale of Manchester Life by Elizabeth Gaskell 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GracieKB More than 1 year ago
I loved this book. It's a story that grabs you and you hope it never ends. If you love Jane Austen, you'll love this. This is the first Gaskell book I've read, but plan to read them all. I was crying at the end.