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Discussion: Elizabeth Gaskell’s Short Fiction – The Old Nurse’s Story

 I had seen a look of ghastly terror on Dorothy’s face, which made my very blood run cold…

The Old Nurse’s Story

Windswept fells! Ghostly organ music! Family secrets!

Elizabeth Gaskell’s eerie short story, first published in 1852, has all the ingredients of the perfect gothic tale: an old manor, dark secrets, brooding weather and ghostly goings-on.

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Join Dr Diane Duffy for a lively discussion about The Old Nurse’s Story – if you dare!


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Sun 1st Sep 1pm - 1.45pm

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Elizabeth Gaskell 1863