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    Penguin Classics: Middlemarch

    By: George Eliot

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    ISBN
    9780141439549
    Date Released
    Binding
    Paperback
    Pages
    880
     

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    Description
    George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community.

    Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfilment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; the charming but tactless Dr Lydgate, whose pioneering medical methods, combined with an imprudent marriage to the spendthrift beauty Rosamond, threaten to undermine his career; and the religious hypocrite Bulstrode, hiding scandalous crimes from his past.

    As their stories interweave, George Eliot creates a richly nuanced and moving drama, hailed by Virginia Woolf as "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people".

    This edition uses the text of the second edition of 1874. In her introduction, Rosemary Ashton, biographer of George Eliot, discusses themes of change in 'Middlemarch', and examines the novel as an imaginative embodiment of Eliot's humanist beliefs.

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