Wives and Daughters

(Wordsworth Classics)

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Gaskell's last novel, widely considered her masterpiece, follows the fortunes of two families in nineteenth century rural England.? At its core are family relationships -- father, daughter and step-mother, father and sons, father and step-daughter -- ...Continua
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Ha scritto il 18/08/13

A little too long, but I loved reading it!

Ha scritto il 26/09/08
This book was very long and I found myself wishing for more to happen. It seemed to drag on a little and I didn't enjoy the characters as much as her other stories I've read and there seemed to be a lack of tragedy in it. Saying that however, my fav...Continua
Ha scritto il 24/08/08

Characterizations are sharp and funny and actually insightful.

Ha scritto il 08/07/08
I loved this book. I can find a link with Mansfield Park of Jane Austen because the simplest of the character is the one who "wins" the love of the best man in the end and I am a true fan of Jane Austen. Now I cannot wait until I read something more...Continua
  • 3 mi piace
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Ha scritto il 05/08/07
I love Jane Austen but I really have to say that Mrs. Gaskell kicked her victorian ass. Wives and Daughters is just so much more fun to read! It might take a couple of times to fully appreciate how funny a novel it is. Be warned though there was n...Continua
  • 1 mi piace
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