Short Stories (Household Words, 1854-58)

Written by:
Elizabeth Gaskell
Narrated by:
Phil Benson

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
December 2023
8 hours 49 minutes
'Dive into the evocative tales of Victorian England with this enchanting audiobook, featuring a selection of short stories by the celebrated author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Originally published in 'Household Words,' a journal edited by the literary giant Charles Dickens from 1854 to 1858, these stories take you on a captivating journey through the social landscapes of the era.

Gaskell's narratives are a testament to her keen eye for detail and her deep empathy for her characters. She weaves together stories of love, ambition, struggle, and human connection, all set against the backdrop of a rapidly changing society. As you listen, you'll be transported back to the bustling streets of Victorian towns and villages, meeting a diverse cast of characters who reveal the complexities of their time.

These tales are windows into the lives of ordinary people dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Gaskell's storytelling is both poignant and thought-provoking, addressing the moral and social issues of the day with grace and insight.

This audiobook is an opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of Gaskell's storytelling and her exploration of the human condition during a transformative period in history. Join us as we rediscover the world of Victorian England through the words of one of its most gifted storytellers.'
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