Elizabeth Gaskell Books

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A Dark Night Work

  [english | 1863]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [A concealed crime and a false accusation of murder.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 257

A Visit To Eton

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... I do not altogether approve of but perhaps a visit to the College, with you at my side to explain all we see, may remove my prejudices. ...... is a bright morning, and we have nothing else to do. Agreed, said I and before half an hour was over we were making our way to the ...... shouting Windsor so after waking F - - , we walked down towards the College together. We entered ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 31

An Accursed Race

  [english | 1855]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Bibliography: p. xx.]
Genres: [non fiction | essaysDownloads: 308

An Italian Institution

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... figures. Even down to the itinerant orange-vendor, or the fabricator of cooling drinks on the Chiaja, all were visited, all were alike ...... he moves in his weary labour-all pay their quota in this iniquitous exaction, and all recognise in its infliction the existence of a system which no ...... else than an organised intimidation. Every one was under the influence of terror, and ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 367

Bessy Troubles At Home

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [The grey woman.--Curious if true.--Six weeks at Heppenheim.--Libbie Marshs three eras.--Christmas storms and sunshine.--Hand and heart.--Bessys troubles at home.--Disappearances.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 393

Christmas Storms And Sunshine

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Cranford.--Christmas storms and sunshine.--Lizzie Leigh.--The well of Pen-Morfa.--The Moorland cottage.--The heart of John Middleton.--Disappearances.--The old nurses story.--Morton Hall.--Traits and stories of Huguenots.--My French master.--The squires story.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 56

Clopton House

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... Will you allow me to tell you of a very happy day I once spent there? I was at school in the neighbourhood, and one of my schoolfellows ...... passed through desolate half-cultivated fields, till we came within sight of the house - a large, heavy, compact, square brick building, of that deep, ...... avenue walk down which we had come. The flowers were tangled with nettles, and it ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 304

Company Manners

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... He draws the pure and perfect outlines of Jacqueline Pascal's character with a severe and correct pencil he paints the lovely Duchess with the fond, ...... de Sable, friend of the resplendent fair-haired Duchess de Longueville, had weekly meetings which M. Cousin ranks far above the more pretentious Saturdays ...... with her own quiet sense, till people the most oppressed learnt to ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 304

Cousin Phillis

  [english | 1863]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Bibliography: p. xiii.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 157

Crowley Castle

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Includes bibliographical references (p. xxv-xxvi).]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 160

Cumberland Sheep Shearers

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... reason to be shy and self-conscious, now that we should not have our hostess to introduce and chaperone us. However, so great was our wish to go, that ...... caught glimpses of the silver lake that shimmered through the trees and, now and then, in the dead noon-tide stillness, we could hear the gentle lapping ...... seemed nothing more than a mere shelf of rock, we saw our destined ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 19

Curious If True

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... was no doubt as to the murderer, even before the arrival of the legal functionary who had been sent for by the surgeon but the word on the paper ...... going about everywhere with the French gentleman and since he left (as the Heidelberger said he knew for a fact) corresponding with him constantly. ...... his uncanny gravity of demeanour. Grey whiskers has my Tom-grey whiskers had ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 495

Disappearances

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Cranford.--Christmas storms and sunshine.--Lizzie Leigh.--The well of Pen-Morfa.--The Moorland cottage.--The heart of John Middleton.--Disappearances.--The old nurses story.--Morton Hall.--Traits and stories of Huguenots.--My French master.--The squires story.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 314

Doom Of The Griffiths

  [english | 1896]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... let him live on, the loathing and scorn of his compatriots, and the victim of bitter remorse. The mark of Cain was upon him. But before he went forth-while ...... have distinguished himself in those branches of literature which call for taste and imagination, rather than any exertion of reflection or judgment. ...... partly from his devoting much time to studies of which she could ...]
Genres: [horror | gothic | short storyDownloads: 11

Elizabeth Gaskell

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Over the way / Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins -- The Manchester marriage / Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell -- Going into society / Charles Dickens -- Three evenings in the house / Adelaide Anne Procter -- Trottles report / Wilkie Collins -- Let at last / Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 72

Fear For The Future

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Wings--Disappointment--To be accounted for--Tartar--Renunciation--Krishnavana destroyer of souls--That haunting thing--The man who lost caste--Silence--Khizr--Fear--Light.]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 74

French Life

  [english | 1864]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell. Excerpt Paris February 1862. We went to-day along the Boulevard S evastopol Rive Gauche to pay a call. I knew the district well about six years ago when it was a network of narrow tortuous streets the houses high irregular picturesque historical dirty and unhealthy. I used to have much difficulty in winding my way to certain points in the Quartier Latin from the ...]
Genres: [travel | biography | essaysDownloads: 100

Half A Life Time Ago

  [english | 1896]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Bibliography: p. xiii.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 355

Hand And Heart

  [english | ]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Summary: [Alice knew that Dobie was a good dog even if he did have an alarming habit of hunting down rabbits and gophers. But one day he brought her...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 321

Life Of Charlotte Bront

  [english | 1857]  

Elizabeth Gaskell


Excerpts: [... disapproves of couching. Papa displayed extraordinary patience and firmness the surgeons seemed surprised. I was in the room all the time as it was ...... to lose money, time after time, in this way but where is the use of dwelling on such subjects. It will make him no better.. December 28th. I ...... spirit seems to preside at - Street, to that which guides the helm at 65, ...]
Genres: [biographyDownloads: 150
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