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North and South

AuthorElizabeth Gaskell

NarratorClare Wille

Duration18h 35m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Classics

Key StageA Level

VersionUnabridged

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This is one of the earliest novels of British industrial alienation, tellingly linked to the plight of 19th-century women. It tells of the relationship between Margaret Hale, a girl from the old rural south, and John Thornton, a mill owner from the new industrial north.

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