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Gaskell, E.: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)

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XC 6927
 
Gaskell, E.: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)
ISBN: 9789629549565
Download Size: 622 Mb
Running Time (H:M): 10:15:12
Release Date: January 2010
Originally recorded in 2010
Author
Elizabeth Gaskell
Reader
Patience Tomlinson
Genre:
Spoken Word
Classic Fiction

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Gaskell, E.: Wives and Daughters (Abridged)
Elizabeth Gaskell
Read by Patience Tomlinson
When her father remarries, the honest, innocent Molly Gibson suddenly finds herself with a new stepsister, Cynthia, who is beautiful, worldly and impetuous. This would be more than enough to deal with, but the new wife is the deeply snobbish (and darkly secretive) Hyacinth. Thwarted love, scheming ambition and small-town gossip underlie the warmth, irony and brilliant social observation which link the relationships and the inevitable conflicts as profound change comes to rural England. The most mature and rewarding of her novels, Wives and Daughters places Elizabeth Gaskell in the first rank of English authors.




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