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The moorland cottage

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Publisher: London : Hesperus Classics, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows the life story of a very different sister and brother, Maggie and Edward Browne, children of the late curate of Combehurst, who live with their grieving widow mother in the moorland cottage of the novel title. For years Maggie, gentle, dutiful, and loving, does what she can on behalf of her brother, the overbearing and selfish Edward, and yet their mother continues to prefer her son to the very end. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
ISBN: 9781843912026 1843912023
OCLC Number: 465368225
Description: 142 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gaskell.

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Follows the life story of a very different sister and brother, Maggie and Edward Browne, children of the late curate of Combehurst, who live with their grieving widow mother in the moorland cottage of the novel title. For years Maggie, gentle, dutiful, and loving, does what she can on behalf of her brother, the overbearing and selfish Edward, and yet their mother continues to prefer her son to the very end. A complicated and touching story of familial bonds and the search for happiness by the talented contemporary of Charlotte Brontë. --Publisher.

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