From the Gallery: The Victorian ‘Industrial’ Novel

Mount Street Mill, Manchester Museum of Science and Industry

Can a middle-class art form such as the novel really convey the realities of working-class life in the industrial age?

I have recently returned from a trip to Europe which ended in Manchester. Manchester is today a lively, modern city of clear skies, broad canals and proud Victorian architecture. However, the modern city was built on the backs of the dark, satanic mills of the…

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Pauline Montagna

Pauline Montagna

Writer and Self-Publisher. Author of The Slave, Suburban Terrors and Not Wisely but Too Well. You’ll find my books on Smashwords and me on Facebook and Twitter.