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Book Title: The Manchester Marriage|
The author of the book: Elizabeth Gaskell
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 575 KB
Edition: Dodo Press
Date of issue: May 2nd 2008
ISBN 13: 9781409921677
Read full description of the books The Manchester Marriage:Alice stood still in perplexed wonder. What did he mean? He had resumed the reading of his newspaper, as if he did not expect any answer; so she found silence her safest course, and went on quietly arranging his breakfast, without another word passing between them. Just as he was leaving the house, to go to the warehouse as usual, he turned back and put his head into the bright, neat, tidy kitchen, where all the women breakfasted in the morning.
Gaskell’s The Manchester Marriage tells about Mr. and Mrs. Openshaw who have to move from Manchester to London for business. The story tells about their marriage after Alice, now Mrs. Openshaw, was left alone with a child and without livelihood. One evening, Alic's first husband comes to his daughter asking for his mother’s news. When the man discovers that the woman has remarried he throws himself into the Thames. The girl discovers the past of her mother in Manchester, she meets her real father and she will assume the consequences of her mother’s past...
Read information about the authorElizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson (29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to simply as Mrs. Gaskell, was an English novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. She is perhaps best known for her biography of Charlotte Brontë. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and as such are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature.
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