The Kiss On The Train Platform: Gaskell’s North and South

Thornton lifts Margaret’s bowed head gently and with great tenderness, touches his lips to hers. But that’s just how it begins. He kisses her a little more insistently. Not once more, but a few times more. She doesn’t pull back, … Continued

Making Beautiful Music in Fiction

I exercise to music. Don’t we all? Relieves the boredom of repetitive motions. Sometimes, of course, music is just a backdrop for thoughts. I do get ideas as I move to music. Like, why not write a post on music … Continued

John and Margaret Honeymoon in Mid-1800s Paris

Paris plays a crucial role in Margaret of the North. There, John and Margaret honeymoon in mid-1800s Paris: They gawked, dumbfounded but with great interest, at the spectacle of a city undergoing massive renovation. Debris from the demolition of old … Continued

My Male Perspective: Margaret of the North

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Here’s my male perspective: Margaret of the North Margaret of the North by Evy Journey continues the story of Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South. Gaskell’s novel has been made into a 2004 BBC mini-series of four 50-minute episodes. It stars … Continued