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Mary Barton

AuthorElizabeth Gaskell

NarratorFull Cast

Duration6h 52m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Classics

PublisherAudio Go Ltd

VersionUnabridged

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This BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Elizabeth Gaskell's tale of Manchester life is set in the 19th century when a series of bad harvests placed a heavy tax burden on workers. Gaskell's powerful drama, adapted here for Woman's Hour, is regarded as one of the most important novels of its time.

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