Cousin Phillis (The Elizabeth Gaskell Series) by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

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Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL11727386M
ISBN 101414200730
ISBN 109781414200736

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A book about rural English life in the mids, first love and a coming-of-age story. The story is told by Phillis second cousin, Paul Manning, an engineer clerk working under Mr. Edward Holdsworth to extend railroad branch lines in Cheshire in northwestern England/5().

Cranford/Cousin Phillis book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cranford depicts the lives and preoccupations of the inha /5. Cousin Phillis was published in parts and appeared as a serial story in The Cornhill Magazine.

(per various web resources) This was the second to last title written by Gaskell before her death. Her last novel being Wives and Daughters - one of her most successful by: 3. Cousin Phillis is a tiny treasure--always evocative, never overwrought.

We see Phillis and her natural evolution from child to woman with the narrator's wisdom of maturity and the clarifying, yet softening filters of time.

The narrator--and Gaskell--leave Phillis trapped in time, changed, newly aware of the broadness of her desires and of the 4/5(12). Elizabeth Gaskell Cousin Phillis Read by Joe Marsh unabridged.

Cousin Phillis – a miniature masterpiece – is set in the s, when the coming of the railway was changing the face of England, and quiet rural communities, coming into contact with the outside world, were changed for story focuses on the effect these changes have on a naïve country girl, Phillis, as .

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