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The Complete Works of Elizabeth Gaskell (20+ Books) (2010 edition), BookCaps Study Guides - ISBN: 9781610420013
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Wives and Daughters By Elizabeth Gaskell, Kiddy Monster Publication - ISBN: 9789879990063

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Born: September 29, 1810

Died: November 12, 1865 (aged 55)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, née Stevenson, often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of society, including the very poor, and as such are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature.

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