The Poor Clare by Elizabeth Gaskell

If you’re wondering whether or not Elizabeth Gaskell had the chops to pull of a truly Gothic novel, and I know you are, I am pleased to say, yes, she did. Ms. Gaskell dabbled in the Gothic for publication in Charles Dickens’ Household Words in 1856.  She was a regular contributor to Household Words where her masterpiece Cranford first appeared. I must admit, I had my doubts with The … Continue reading The Poor Clare by Elizabeth Gaskell