In 2004, the BBC adaptation of North and South was released in the United Kingdom.
you look at her face and you just want to kiss her.romance “A Merry Little Christmas” this weekend and now The Armitage Authors Network is pleased to bring you our interview with the author, Catherine Winchester.We talked to her recently about Richard Armitage as an inspiration for her heroes, her writing process and what it’s like to market herself as an independent author.And then I read around the etiquette of the 1850s as well. What we take for granted now was just being born then.” The character of John Thornton “[Elizabeth Gaskell], for me, is probably the most exciting of the Victorian novelists.Although the Thorntons don’t necessarily abide by those rules, I felt it was important to know as much about the period as possible.” Given that the novel deals with the beginnings of unionisation, he also researched the history of the early socialists. Unlike others, she manages to get inside the male mind. The idea that this male mind was written by a female writer was brilliant." “He is courageous.immediately, so many people flooded the bbc’s online message boards that they crashed and shut down.share a climactic moment when margaret throws her body in front of a mob to protect thornton — after exhorting him to talk to them and not send soldiers in — and takes a rock to the head for him (but she doesn’t love him, she swears).other questions arise: when do you stand up for principles, and when do you compromise for practicality’s sale?the downtrodden working people of milton get supplanted by even more desperate, literally starving irish strike-breakers, and then they almost murder the strike-breakers, which is not something you see very often on tv.The characters and themes of the novel have never left me.These works are the basis and inspiration for my book, A Heart for Milton.