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Wives and daughters

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Pam Morris
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin, [1996]
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Victorian country gentleman's new marriage produces mixed reactions from family and close associates in his English village.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Pam Morris
ISBN: 014043478X 9780140434781
OCLC Number: 124056456
Notes: "First published 1866"--Title page verso.
"Reprinted with a new Chronology 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxix, 679 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gaskell ; [with an introduction by Pam Morris].

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When seventeen-year-old Molly Gibson's widowed father remarries, her life is turned upside down by the arrival of her vain, manipulative stepfather. She also acquires an intriguing new stepsister,  Read more...

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"No nineteenth-century novel contains a more devastating rejection than this of the Victorian male assumption of moral authority." Pam Morris"

 
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