North & South

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Set in the context of Victorian social and medical debate, this novel is about rebellion, posing fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience.

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The Penguin English Library edition of North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

‘How am I to dress up in my finery, and go off and away to smart parties, after the sorrow I have seen today?’

Elizabeth Gaskell’s compassionate, richly dramatic novel features one of the most original and fully-rounded female characters in Victorian fiction, Margaret Hale. It shows how, forced to move from the country to an industrial northern town, she develops a passionate sense of social justice, and a turbulent relationship with mill-owner John Thornton. North and South depicts a young woman discovering herself, in a nuanced portrayal of what divides people, and what brings them together.

The Penguin English Library – 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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Weight 0.383 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.4 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

vi, 543

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.8 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K