North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell in Ely

Monday 13th September 2010

  • Venue The Bookshop, 9 High Street, Ely, CB7 4LJ
  • Doors open 7.10pm
  • Start time 7.30pm

Of all the great Victorian novelists, Gaskell remains the most inexplicably neglected. Why is hard to fathom, given the range, vividness and urgent social concern of her best fiction. Help to celebrate her bi-centenary by meeting to discuss her most famous novel, praised by Charles Dickens as “an admirable story…full of character and power”.