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Cranford

By Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn

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Reproduction Date: 2008

Title: Cranford  
Author: Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Fiction
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Cranford
Historic
Publication Date:
1851
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published in 1851 as a serial in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens. The fictional town of Cranford is closely modelled on Knutsford in Cheshire, which Mrs Gaskell knew well. The book has little in the way of plot and is more a series of episodes in the lives of Mary Smith and her friends, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two spinster sisters. The major event in the story is the return to Cranford of their long-lost brother, Peter, which in itself is only a minor portion of the work...

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