Short Stories (Household Words, 1854-58)

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810 - 1865)

Elizabeth Gaskell published 18 short works in Charles Dickens' Household Words between 1850 and 1858. This collection follows the Librivox collection of the 1850-1853 works, with recordings of 7 Household Words pieces published between 1854 and 1858. The collection includes two of Gaskell's most important shorter works: Half a Lifetime Ago, set in the English Lake District, and The Poor Clare, in which the bewitched heroine is pursued by a mischievous double. The Sin of a Father and The Manchester Marriage are both tales with a message. The collection begins with three documentary pieces that emerged from Gaskell's travels in France. (Phil Benson)

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Modern Greek Songs Phil Benson
Play 02 Company Manners Phil Benson
Play 03 An Accursed Race Phil Benson
Play 04 Half a Lifetime Ago Part 1 Phil Benson
Play 05 Half a Lifetime Ago Part 2 Phil Benson
Play 06 Half a Lifetime Ago Part 3 Phil Benson
Play 07 The Poor Clare Part 1 Phil Benson
Play 08 The Poor Clare Part 2 Phil Benson
Play 09 The Poor Clare Part 3 Phil Benson
Play 10 The Sin of a Father Phil Benson
Play 11 The Manchester Marriage Phil Benson