Quick plot summary: Country mouse Margaret Hale moves to a Northern town in England with her family, befriends a cotton factory worker and his daughter, and feuds with the handsome cotton mill owner John Thornton.
After watching the BBC mini-series, I was inspired to read Gaskell’s North & South. The mini-series is fantastic. If you like longing looks…
Or looks out windows…
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There is too much banter in a lot of young adult fiction. I blame Joss Whedon. Brennan has to be a Buffy fan, you can tell it with the pointless jokes during crises, conversations that go nowhere and a group of friends who might as well be the Scooby gang.
I liked Buffy, but so many people are trying to write this way that some are bound to fail.
So. Much. Banter.
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