'The Manchester Marriage' is a short story first published in 1858. The main character of the story is Mr. Openshaw — a tradesman from Manchester who has moved to London. This man may be telling you that he has done that unwillingly, only due to the circumstances of busyness, but that's untrue. In fact, he is fascinated by london, that overwhelming metropolis. But is his wife fascinated to the same extent? Read this brilliant story and you will know!