<![CDATA[Mary Barton by GASKELL, Elizabeth Cleghorn]]> The novel begins in Manchester, where we are introduced to the Bartons and the Wilsons, two working class families. John Barton reveals himself to be a great questioner of the distribution of wealth and the relation between the rich and the poor. He also relates how his sister-in-law Esther has disappeared after she ran away from home.
Soon afterwards Mrs Barton dies, and John is left with his daughter Mary to cope in the harsh world around them. Having already been deeply affected by the loss of his son Tom at a young age, after the death of his wife, Barton tackles depression and begins to involve himself in the Chartist movement connected with the trade unions. (summary from Wikipedia)]]>
LibriVox The novel begins in Manchester, where we are introduced to the Bartons and the Wilsons, two working class families. John Barton reveals himself to be a great questioner of the distribution of wealth and the relation between the rich and the poor. He also relates how his sister-in-law Esther has disappeared after she ran away from home.
Soon afterwards Mrs Barton dies, and John is left with his daughter Mary to cope in the harsh world around them. Having already been deeply affected by the loss of his son Tom at a young age, after the death of his wife, Barton tackles depression and begins to involve himself in the Chartist movement connected with the trade unions. (summary from Wikipedia)]]>
LibriVox info@librivox.org <![CDATA[A Mysterious Disappearance]]> No No <![CDATA[A Manchester Tea-Party. ]]> No No <![CDATA[John Barton's Great Trouble. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Old Alice's History. ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Mill On Fire--Jem Wilson To The Rescue. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Poverty And Death. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Jem Wilson's Repulse. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Margaret's Debut As A Public Singer. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Barton's London Experiences. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Return Of The Prodigal. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Mr. Carson's Intentions Revealed. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Old Alice's Bairn. ]]> No No <![CDATA[A Traveller's Tales. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Jem's Interview With Poor Esther. ]]> No No <![CDATA[A Violent Meeting Between The Rivals. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Meeting Between Masters And Workmen. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Barton's Night Errand. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Murder. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Jem Wilson Arrested On Suspicion. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Mary's Dream--And The Awakening. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Esther's Motive In Seeking Mary. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Mary's Efforts To Prove An Alibi. ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Sub-Poena. ]]> No No <![CDATA[With The Dying. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Mrs. Wilson's Determination. ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Journey To Liverpool. ]]> No No <![CDATA[In The Liverpool Docks. ]]> No No <![CDATA["John Cropper," Ahoy! ]]> No No <![CDATA[A True Bill Against Jem. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Job Legh's Deception. ]]> No No <![CDATA[How Mary Passed The Night. ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Trial And Verdict--"Not Guilty!" ]]> No No <![CDATA[Requiescat In Pace. ]]> No No <![CDATA[The Return Home. ]]> No No <![CDATA["Forgive Us Our Trespasses." ]]> No No <![CDATA[Jem's Interview With Mr. Duncombe. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Details Connected With The Murder. ]]> No No <![CDATA[Conclusion. ]]> No No