North and South: Penguin Classics

Written by:
Elizabeth Gaskell
Narrated by:
Gemma Whelan

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
September 2019
19 hours 16 minutes
Brought to you by Penguin.

This Penguin Classic is performed by Gemma Whelan, best known for her roles in Game of Thrones, Gentleman Jack and Upstart Crow. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Patricia Ingham.

When her father leaves the Church, Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the North of England. Initially repulsed by the ugliness of her new surroundings in the industrial town of Milton, Margaret becomes aware of the poverty and suffering of local mill workers and develops a passionate sense of social justice.

In North and South Gaskell skillfully fused individual feeling with social concern and in Margaret Hale created one of the mostoriginal heroines of Victorian literature.
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Kevin C.

A superb reading.

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Tamika D.

This is a wonderful novel and Gemma Whelan does a terrific job as narrator.

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