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  • North and South

  • By: Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
  • Length: 18 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Written at the request of Charles Dickens, North and South is a book about rebellion that poses fundamental questions about the nature of social authority and obedience. Gaskell expertly blends individual feeling with social concern and her heroine, Margaret Hale, is one of the most original creations of Victorian literature. When Margaret Hale's father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience she is forced to leave her comfortable home in the tranquil countryside of Hampshire....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Juliet does it again.

  • By Diana on 07-10-2014

This Book gave me cancer

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-04-2017

This book unescesarily long and i found i had to replay some sections as the book structuring of time can be confusing, often going from one scene to another. book is also depressing, because i have to read this for school, and there is death left right and center which is anti climatic.

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