Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, (29 Sep 1810 – 12 Nov 1865), was a British novelist and short story writer of the Victorian era. Gaskell’s works are picturesque portraits of live of dwellers of various layers and levels of society, from the poorest to the richest. The most known works of her are Cranford (1853),North and South (1854), The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1867) and Wives and Daughters (1865). Lizzie Leigh is novel by Elizabeth Gaskell. This is a vivid picture of tangled, but true and deep relationship of young Lizzie with her family. One could not say that that family was somewhat special, neither too happy nor drowned in turmoil. But at some point love has intervened Lizzie’s life. And this love resulted is a sin, that became a wall of misunderstanding around her. A long road Lizzie will have to walk to reunite with ones she holds dear.