Cranford and Selected Short Stories (Wordsworth Classics)

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This book comes with an introduction and notes by Professor Emeritus John Chapple, University of Hull. The sheer variety and accomplishment of Elizabeth Gaskell's shorter fiction is amazing.This new volume contains six of her finest stories that have been selected specifically to demonstrate this, and to trace the development of her art. As diverse in setting as in subject matter, these tales move from the gentle comedy of life in a small English country town in "Dr Harrison's Confessions", to atmospheric horror in far north-west Wales with "The Doom of the Griffiths

by : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell