North and South (Hardcover)

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North and South draws on Gaskell's own experiences of the poverty and hardship of life in the industrial north of England. Her heroine, Margaret Hale, is taken from the wealthy south by her nonconformist minister father, to live in a fictional northern town. The stark differences are explored through Margaret's abrupt change in circumstance, and her sympathetic reaction to the plight of the northerners. She comes into conflict with a local mill owner who proposes marriage to her. The two undergo a series of misunderstandings and changes of heart before they are reunited.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781613827345
ISBN-10: 1613827342
Publisher: Simon & Brown
Publication Date: November 3rd, 2011
Pages: 378
Language: English