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The Cranford Chronicles (Vintage Classics)

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ISBN13: 9780099518457
ISBN10: 0099518457
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Three of Elizabeth Gaskells best-loved novels— Cranford, Mr Harrison's Confessions, and My Lady Ludlow—are combined in this witty and poignant look at the market town of Cranford. The railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the village from Manchester, bringing fears of migrant workers and the breakdown of law and order. The arrival of handsome young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation, not just because of his revolutionary methods, but also because of his effect on the hearts of the villages ladies. Meanwhile Miss Matty Jenkyns nurses her own heart following her forced abandonment of the man she loved since she was a young girl.

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The TV tie-in edition to the BBC adaptation, starring Judi Dench.

Based on three Elizabeth Gaskell novels, The Cranford Chronicles follows the small absurdities and major tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire market town, during one extraordinary year.

In this witty and poignant story, the railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the town from Manchester. The arrival of handsome, young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation. Meanwhile Miss Matty Jenkyns nurses her own broken heart after she was forced to give up the man she loved when she was a young girl.

About the Author

Along with short stories and a biography of Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell (1810–1865) published five more novels including Mary Barton (1848) and Wives and Daughters (1865).

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James Phillips, March 7, 2012 (view all comments by James Phillips)
Having come to Cranford by way of the BBC series, I was delighted to discover that the adaptation was a deft weaving of these three novellas. It was somewhat like reading Jane Austen 30 years on: the women are all spinsters or widows and doing quite well without having to rely on men, thank you. A contemporary of Mr Dickens, Mrs Gaskell does for the country what he did for the city...only funnier and terser.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780099518457
Author:
Gaskell, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Random House (UK)
Author:
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Villages
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;victorian;classics;classic;british;19th century;novel;british literature;1850s;village life;women;england
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Classics
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1.17 in 0.81 lb

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"Synopsis" by , The TV tie-in edition to the BBC adaptation, starring Judi Dench.

Based on three Elizabeth Gaskell novels, The Cranford Chronicles follows the small absurdities and major tragedies in the lives of the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire market town, during one extraordinary year.

In this witty and poignant story, the railway is pushing its way relentlessly towards the town from Manchester. The arrival of handsome, young Doctor Harrison causes yet further agitation. Meanwhile Miss Matty Jenkyns nurses her own broken heart after she was forced to give up the man she loved when she was a young girl.

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