North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Look inside with Google Book Preview
North and South
By Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South

By (author) See other recent books by Elizabeth Gaskell
Introduction by Jenny Uglow See other recent books by Jenny Uglow
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $14.99
Your Price: $13.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.67 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

Book Description

This book comes with an introduction by Jenny Uglow. Milton is a sooty, noisy northern town centred around the cotton mills that employ most of its inhabitants. Arriving from a rural idyll in the south, Margaret Hale is initially shocked by the social unrest and poverty she finds in her new hometown. However, as she begins to befriend her neighbours, and her stormy relationship with the mill-owner John Thornton develops, she starts to see Milton in a different light.

Buy North and South book by Elizabeth Gaskell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780099511489
ISBN-10: 0099511487
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 36mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Customers who bought this also bought...


Books By Author Elizabeth Gaskell

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell Cranford, Paperback (October 2013)

The story follows the lives of Mary Smith and her friends, Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two spinster sisters in the fictional town of Cranford closely modelled on Knutsford in Cheshire, which Mrs Gaskell knew well.

Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell Mary Barton, Paperback (August 2012)

Elizabeth Gaskell's first novel depicts the great clashes between capital and labour, which arose from rapid industrialisation and problems of trade in the mid-19th century. Mary Barton was published in 1848, at a time of great social ferment in Europe, and it reflects its revolutionary moment through an English lens.

Cousin Phillis and Other Stories by Elizabeth Gaskell Cousin Phillis and Other Stories, Paperback (March 2010)

This representative selection includes five tales of very different kinds written in the 1850s and the longer Cousin Phillis. Immensely readable and sophisticated works of art, they show Gaskell's mastery of the genre, in an edition that celebrates her achievements in shorter fiction and the context in which they first appeared.

Tales of Mystery and the Macabre by Elizabeth Gaskell Tales of Mystery and the Macabre, Paperback (September 2008)

Better known as the writer of pioneering social novels, Elizabeth Gaskell also wrote some fascinating tales of the supernatural and the macabre, which are collected here in this volume.

» View all books by Elizabeth Gaskell

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about North and South book by Elizabeth Gaskell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell was born on 29 September 1810 in London. She was brought up in Knutsford, Cheshire by her aunt after her mother died when she was two years old. In 1832 she married William Gaskell, who was a Unitarian minister like her father. After their marriage they lived in Manchester with their children. Elizabeth Gaskell published her first novel, Mary Barton, in 1848 to great success. She went on to publish much of her work in Charles Dickens's magazines, Household Words and All the Year Round. Along with short stories and a biography of Charlotte Bronte, she published five more novels including North and South (1855) and Wives and Daughters (1866). Wives and Daughters is unfinished as Elizabeth Gaskell died suddenly of heart failure on 12 November 1865.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Elizabeth Gaskell close
Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
Cousin Phillis and Other Stories by Elizabeth Gaskell
Tales of Mystery and the Macabre by Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
Oxford Bookworms Library by Elizabeth Gaskell
Cranford and Selected Short Stories by Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
»
Recent books by Jenny Uglow close
In These Times by Jenny Uglow
In These Times by Jenny Uglow
In These Times by Jenny Uglow
Pinecone by Jenny Uglow
Pinecone by Jenny Uglow
Pinecone by Jenny Uglow
Gambling Man by Jenny Uglow
Gambling Man by Jenny Uglow
Nature's Engraver by Jenny Uglow
Words and Pictures by Jenny Uglow
George Eliot by Jenny Uglow
North and South by Jenny Uglow
Nature's Engraver by Jenny Uglow
Little History of British Gardening by Jenny Uglow
Lunar Men by Jenny Uglow
Elizabeth Gaskell by Jenny Uglow
William Hogarth by Jenny Uglow
Mary Barton by Jenny Uglow
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close