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Headmistress Sarah Burton, a left-wing feminist, is disgusted by the social injustices faced by her pupils. In spite of her beliefs, she reluctantly finds herself falling in love with a Tory landowner whose wife is suffering from insanity.
The North Riding, East Riding and West Riding were real parts of Yorkshire until 1974 when new counties and boundaries were introduced by the government. A riding being a third part of an area. A South Riding therefore could never have existed, but was created by Winifred Holtby to cover the East Riding south of Flamborough (Hardrashead) and east of Hull (Kingsport). The main town in the story, Kiplington, is a hybrid of Withernsea and Hornsea.
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