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Cranford and Cousin Phillis (Penguin English Library)by Elizabeth Gaskell
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Gaskell's witty and poignant comedy of country town life
A gently comic picture of life in an English country town in the mid-nineteenth century, Cranford describes the small adventures of Miss Matty and Miss Deborah, two middle- aged spinster sisters striving to live with dignity in reduced circumstances. Rich with humor and filled with vividly memorable charactersincluding the dignified Lady Glenmire and the duplicitous showman Signor BrunoniCranford is a portrait of kindness, compassion, and hope.
Published in time for a new BBC series based on "Cranford".
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