Up the Chartists! Or have I got the wrong time period? ;-)
Ahhhh yes the time has come. I have almost finished the book. It is beautifully written. But so many words. I was reading a paragraph yesterday thinking how well it described the situation but where nowadays we would write one word she has used three sentences. it is hard reading only because I am used now to a totally different style.
I finished it a week and a half ago, Sol - and read two more books (non-list) since. But then I have more time than most. Waiting for comments to start coming in before offering my own penn'orth.Btw: I've no idea who that gentleman above is, though I can guess who he might represent. I've never seen any adaptation of 'N & S', which may or may not be an advantage.
Hey Harry you are bang on the time. It was written in 1855. Hi Linda, it is a challenge for sure, which is why I wanted to blog about it to spur me on! I will be posting tomorrow about it on the 21st!Hi Ray, The man above is Richard Armitage, he plays Mr Thornton in the TV adaptation of it. Cant wait till tomorrow!!!!
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