Elizabeth Gaskell: Cranford

Book Review

Elizabeth Gaskell: Cranford

Kate reviewed Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel, Cranford, on June 21st. The review can be found here. The review forms part of the classics challenge, other examples of which can be found here.


Cranford is widely regarded as a classic and is commonly found on lists of ‘must read’ books. The storyline and it’s relevance today is discussed in Kate’s review.

Cranford is available in multiple formats and has been serialised as a TV Drama.

Information, biographies, articles and events relating to the life and works of Gaskell can be accessed via the Gaskell Society website.

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