Cranford is a witty portrait of small town life in early-Victorian England. The story unfolds through the eyes of Mary Smith, a young woman who observes the comedic struggles of two middle aged sisters in their efforts to maintain a level of refined dignity amid poverty.Cranford is one of the better-known novels of the 19th-century English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. It was first published, irregularly, in eight instalments, between December 1851 and May 1853, in the magazine Household Words, which was edited by Charles Dickens. It was then published, with minor revision, in book form in 1853.In the years following Elizabeth Gaskell’s death the novel became immensely popular.Product details ASIN:B08YP6G2S3 Language:English File size:911 KB Simultaneous device usage:Unlimited Text-to-Speech:Enabled Screen Reader:Supported Enhanced typesetting:Enabled X-Ray:Not Enabled Word Wise:Enabled Print length:193 pages Customer reviews: 4.4 out of 5 stars‌ 3 ratings