Gustave Flaubert on Reading

“Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live.”–Gustave Flaubert

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Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Gaskell!

English writer Elizabeth Gaskell was born on 29th September 1810:

1832 miniature of Elizabeth Gaskell by William John Thomson

  • KNOWN FOR: Mary Barton; North and South; Wives and Daughters: An Everyday Story; Cranford; The Life of Charlotte Brontë.