Published May 4, 2007
by ReadHowYouWant.com .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||112|
Half a lifetime ago, there lived in one of the Westmoreland dales a single woman, of the name of Susan Dixon. She was owner of the small farm-house where she resided, and of some thirty or forty acres of land by which it was surrounded. She had also an hereditary right to a sheep-walk, extending t. out of 5 stars half a life time ago. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. it was well written but short. I enjoyed it. the ending is sad. It seemed a bit different than Gaskell's other works. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(15). Gaskell’s works are picturesque portraits of live of dwellers of various layers and levels of society, from the poorest to the richest. The most know work of her are Cranford (),North and South (), The Life of Charlotte Bronte () and Wives and Daughters (). Half a Life-time Ago is a novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. : Half A Lifetime Ago (): Elizabeth Gaskell: Books Books Go Search Hello Select your address Today's Deals Best Sellers Customer Service Find a .
Video Review Half a Life-Time Ago - Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Comments. More by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. North and South Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. Wives and Daughters Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Big Book of Christmas Novels, Tales, Legends & Carols (Illustrated Edition). Half a Lifetime Ago [EasyRead Super Large 18pt Edition] Paperback – Large Print, Aug by Elizabeth Gaskell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Elizabeth Gaskell Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Author: Elizabeth Gaskell. Half a lifetime ago, there lived in one of the Westmoreland dales a single woman, of the name of Susan Dixon. She was owner of the small farmhouse where she resided, and of some thirty or forty acres of land by which it was surrounded. Half a lifetime ago - David Godman Half a lifetime ago Today [written on my blog in ] for no particular reason I feel like telling a story of some odd ‘coincidences’ that came into my life back in the s. In I was in London, staying in the house of a friend of mine, Christine Hodder.
Oprah’s Book Club Half a Life-Time Ago. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell. • 2 Ratings; Publisher Description. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, nee Stevenson (29 September - 12 November ), often referred to simply as Mrs Gaskell, was a British novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of. Half a lifetime ago. Piers is about my age. A few years ago a thought suddenly popped into his head: ‘What’s going to happen to me when I get old?’ I know that the book has been a commercial and critical success – continuously in print for twenty-five years and translated into at least fifteen languages – but in retrospect I know. A short story featuring the life of the protagonist Susan. The story begins describing the country side and long time resident Susan, her current life. The narrator takes us back in time and tells the tale of the events that shaped her life and choices she /5(15). Popular nineteenth-century writer Elizabeth Gaskell packed her fiction with the kind of riveting social details that keep contemporary readers and fans of historical drama glued to the page. This collection of short stories offers a comprehensive introduction to her body of work, which rivaled Dicke 4/5(1).