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Mary Barton

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,605 Ratings and 245 Reviews

Book Description
Mary Barton(1848),subtitled 'A Tale of Manchester Life',is the first novel by Mrs Gaskell(1810-65).The entirely working-class cast of characters in this novel was then an innovation.The background story is Manchester in the 'hungry forties'and the acute poverty of the unemployed mill-hands. Mary Batson,daughter of an embittered worker,wins the attention of Henry Carson,son of one of the employers.... More
Book Information
PublisherOrion Publishing Group
BindingPaperback (56 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-10046087554X
ISBN-13978-0460875547
Publication Date09/15/1996
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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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About Alan Shelston (Editor) : Alan Shelston is a published editor. Published credits of Alan Shelston include North and South (Norton Critical Editions), Ruth (Oxford World's Classics), Mary Barton (Everyman Paperback Classics).
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