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Mary Barton: A tale of Manchester life

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3.7 out of 5
Based on 29 Ratings and 29 Reviews

Book Description
This is Elizabeth Gaskell's first novel, a widely acclaimed work based on the actual murder, in 1831, of a progressive mill owner. It follows Mary Barton, daughter of a man implicated in the murder, through her adolescence, when she suffers the advances of the mill owner, and later through love and marriage. Set in Manchester, between 1837-42, it paints a powerful and moving picture of working-c... More
Book Information
PublisherGeorge Routledge and Sons
BindingUnknown Binding (56 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date/1895
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About Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (Author) : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell is a published author. Some of the published credits of Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell include Cranford (The literary heritage collection), Cousin Phillis, Wives and Daughters (... more
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