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The life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.,
  • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 39-40.

Statement[by] Elizabeth Gaskell.
SeriesPenguin English library
ContributionsShelston, Alan.
LC ClassificationsPR4168 .G3 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination623 p. :
Number of Pages623
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5255401M
ISBN 100140430997
LC Control Number75328560

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