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Cranford

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ISBN-10: 1935814036

ISBN-13: 9781935814030

Edition: 2010

Authors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Cricket House Books

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Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. The book is a series of episodes in the lives of Mary Smith and her friends, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two spinster sisters. Source: http: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cranford_(novel)
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Book details

List price: $8.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cricket House Books LLC
Publication date: 5/7/2010
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.40" tall
Language: English

Elizabeth Gaskell was the daughter of a Unitarian clergyman, who was also a civil servant and journalist. Her mother died when she was young, and she was brought up by her aunt in Knutsford, a small village that was the prototype for Cranford, Hollingford and the setting for numerous other short stories. In 1832, she married William Gaskell, a Unitarian clergyman in Manchester. She participated in his ministry and collaborated with him to write the poem "Sketches Among the Poor" in 1837. "Our Society at Cranford" was the first two chapters of "Cranford" and it appeared in Dickens' Household Words in 1851. Dickens liked it so much that he pressed Gaskell for more episodes, and she produced…