North and South E.Gaskell



'North and South' (1855) is the second industrial novel by English writer Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 – 1865). Raised in a wealthy family, Margaret led a comfortable life of the privileged class. But when her father moved the family to the north, she had to adjust to life in Milton - the town is facing the industrial revolution. Margaret hates the new "masters of life," and the owner of a cotton mill, John Thornton, for it becomes a real personification of evil. Margaret makes it clear that "vulgar upstart," that he had better stay away from her at a distance. John is irresistibly attracted to Margaret, and she eventually felt a growing sympathy for him ...

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