Book cover - Ruth - Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell

  • Release Date: 1865-01-01
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
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Ruth Summary

Ruth - Ruth is a young orphan girl working in a respectable sweatshop for the overworked Mrs Mason. She is selected to go to a ball to repair torn dresses. At the ball she meets the aristocratic Henry Bellingham, a rake figure who is instantly attracted to her. They meet again by chance and form a secret friendship; on an outing together they are spotted by Mrs Mason who, fearing for her shop's reputation, dismisses Ruth