On North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South could easily be described as Pride and Prejudice with an industrialisation backdrop. Indeed, the plot lines of the novels draw many parallels; including a financially insecure, strong-willed, strong-headed, clever and beautiful heroine who is inexplicably prejudiced against the proud, rich and indignant hero. But there is so much more to North and … Continue reading On North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell