Old Nurse's Story, The

By Elizabeth Gaskell
Illustrated by Seth

Old Nurse's Story, The
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After her parents pass away, young Rosamond is raised by her nurse in the ancestral home of her aunt, Miss Furnivall. One day the two uncover an exceptionally beautiful old portrait? A relative, distant or close? And is that the strange sound of a distant organ, or simply the ... Read more


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After her parents pass away, young Rosamond is raised by her nurse in the ancestral home of her aunt, Miss Furnivall. One day the two uncover an exceptionally beautiful old portrait? A relative, distant or close? And is that the strange sound of a distant organ, or simply the wind?

Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1810-1865, produced no less than 46 written works during her lifetime, including novels, short stories, and non-fiction. She set a new precedent for Victorian women by succeeding as a writer, mother, and wife. Some of her more famous works are North and South and Cranford.

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