|Author/Contributor(s):||Brontë, Charlotte ; Smith, Margaret ; Rosengarten, Herbert ; Gezari, Janet|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
to introduce new machinery despite fierce opposition from his workers; he ignores their suffering, and puts his own life at risk .Robert sees marriage to the wealthy Shirley Keeldar as the solution to his difficulties, but he loves his cousin Caroline. She suffers misery and frustration, and
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