Item description for The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell...
The Moorland Cottage (1850) by Elizabeth Gaskell follows the life story of a very different sister and brother, Maggie and Edward Browne, children of the late curate of Combehurst, who live with their grieving widow mother in the moorland cottage of the novel title.
For years Maggie, gentle, dutiful, and loving, does what she can on behalf of her brother, the overbearing and selfish Edward, and yet their mother continues to prefer her son to the very end.
A complicated and touching story of familial bonds and the search for happiness by the talented contemporary of Charlotte Bront.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Nov 19, 2007
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934648280 ISBN13 9781934648285
Availability 97 units. Availability accurate as of May 29, 2017 03:05.
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More About Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Elizabeth Gaskell was born in London in 1810 but spent most of her life in Cheshire, Stratford-upon-Avon. She married the Reverend William Gaskell and had four daughters by him. She worked among the poor, travelled frequently and wrote for Dickens'smagazine, Household Words. Elizabeth Gaskell was friends with Charlotte Bronte and consequently went on to write her biography. Pam Norris is Reader in Literature at Liverpool John Mooores University
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was born in 1810 and died in 1865.
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