Tags : Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South: The Eternal Divide

Great Britain is known for its complex class system, convoluted social etiquette and confounding variance of accent and culture. Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel North and South sums this up almost perfectly – though admittedly from a mid-nineteenth century perspective. Certain things we believe to be true nowadays have indeed been so since the 1850s: living costs […]Read More