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Wives and daughters

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2010.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A widowed doctor in the small provincial town of Hollingford marries in order to provide a female influence for his daughter, Molly, but it is her stepsister Cynthia who most affects the girl with her exuberance and constantly changing love life.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
ISBN: 9780099540724 009954072X
OCLC Number: 636905734
Description: 639 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gaskell.

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Set in the watchful society of Hollingford, this is a warm tale of love and longing. Their peaceful close-knit home is turned upside down when Molly's father decides to remarry. Whilst Molly  Read more...

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"She was a pioneer, multi-tasking mother... Gaskell's work will always be one of the adornments of liberal Britain" * Guardian * "My dear Scheherazade...I am sure your powers of narrative can never Read more...

 
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