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Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
By: (1810-1865)

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell is a charming and lighthearted novel that offers a glimpse into the lives of the inhabitants of a small English town in the 19th century. The narrative is driven by the observations and experiences of the protagonist, Miss Matty, as she navigates the social customs and daily routines of Cranford.

Gaskell's writing is witty and humorous, creating a delightful atmosphere that draws readers into the world of Cranford. The characters are vividly portrayed, each with their own quirks and idiosyncrasies that add depth and authenticity to the story.

One of the highlights of the novel is the strong sense of community that permeates throughout Cranford. Despite their differences, the residents of the town come together in times of need, showcasing the power of friendship and support.

Overall, Cranford is a delightful read that offers a touching and heartwarming portrayal of small-town life. Gaskell's keen observations and clever wit make this novel a joy to read, and a must-read for fans of classic literature.

Book Description:

Cranford is the best-known novel of the 19th century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published in 1851 as a serial in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - September 23, 2014
Subject: Cranford
Excellent reader, homely story just to calm down and smile :)
Reviewer: - September 2, 2014
Wonderfully read. Hilarious. A real treat.

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