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The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell

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The Moorland Cottage
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1843912023

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The Moorland Cottage was written in 1850 by famous Victorian author and biographer, Elizabeth Gaskell. Originally written as part of a Christmas edition, this novella depicts the struggle of a strong-minded Victorian woman, torn between her dreams and her duty towards her family.

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