Quit at 137 pages - I think I will take it to college and read it in my dinner hour and any other spare time (there is sometimes an hour gap in the day). It is really getting to me that I am not speeding through this. North and South = heavy weather.
“He could not forget the touch of her arms around his neck, impatiently felt as it had been at the time; but now the recollection of her clinging defence of him, seemed to thrill him through and through,—to melt away every resolution, all power of self-control, as if it were wax before a fire.”
― Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South
*bays at moon*
I need to find a way of watching this on film/episode. Why is this such much more hard work than Hard Times? I comparitively sped through that :-(