Sorry Mister Jakes! With apologies to John Jakes, we are reading Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South, chapter 1, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16 minutes.
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Literary Links of Interest for this chapter:
Margaret mentions The New Forest which is located in the counties of Hampshire and Dorset, between the major cities of Christchurch to the west and Southampton to the east.
You can see why Margaret would have liked it.
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