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Wives and Daughters

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book! Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists ever to use dialect in her works, finding often that no word but the vernacular would suffice to convey the meaning she wanted to achieve. She was the author of The Life of Charlotte Brontë, a much-acclaimed and sometimes-reviled biography of her friend and peer. Wives and Daughters revolves around Molly Gibson, only daughter of a widowed doctor living in a provincial English town in the 1830s. The novel was first published in the Cornhill Magazine as a serial from August 1864 to January 1866. When Mrs Gaskell died suddenly in 1865, it was not quite complete, and the last section was written by Frederick Greenwood. (Summary from Wikipedia)

If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book! Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists ever to use dialect in her works, finding often that no word but the vernacular would suffice to convey the meaning she wanted to achieve. She was the author of The Life of Charlotte Brontë, a much-acclaimed and sometimes-reviled biography of her friend and peer. Wives and Daughters revolves around Molly Gibson, only daughter of a widowed doctor living in a provincial English town in the 1830s. The novel was first published in the Cornhill Magazine as a serial from August 1864 to January 1866. When Mrs Gaskell died suddenly in 1865, it was not quite complete, and the last section was written by Frederick Greenwood. (Summary from Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

If you like Jane Austen, you will probably like this book! Mrs. Gaskell, as she was often referred to, is considered one of the greatest British novelists of the Victorian era. She was one of the earliest novelists ever to use dialect in her works, finding often that no word but the vernacular would suffice to convey the meaning she wanted to achieve. She was the author of The Life of Charlotte Brontë, a much-acclaimed and sometimes-reviled biography of her friend and peer. Wives and Daughters revolves around Molly Gibson, only daughter of a widowed doctor living in a provincial English town in the 1830s. The novel was first published in the Cornhill Magazine as a serial from August 1864 to January 1866. When Mrs Gaskell died suddenly in 1865, it was not quite complete, and the last section was written by Frederick Greenwood. (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

27h 16m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

22:03


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

34:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

19:55


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:46


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

27:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

39:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

20:38


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

26:28


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

55:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

36:07


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:33


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:02


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

33:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:38


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:49


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

24:39


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

30:36


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

25:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

19:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

30:42


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

31:50


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

23:52


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

16:32


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

24:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

49:40


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

19:55


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

32:41


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

37:16


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

21:24


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

22:33


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

31:03


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

17:02


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

20:06


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

36:14


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

15:39


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

37:51


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

26:15


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

30:01


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

20:57


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

29:38


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

22:56


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

25:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

25:44


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

20:36


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

20:55


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

25:21


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

20:25


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

20:23


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

27:57


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

20:20


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

27:20


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

22:57


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

29:53


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

26:03


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

23:08


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

27:41


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

27:25


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

25:55


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

31:50


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

13:46