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The Mill on the Floss

Eliot, George, 1819-1880 (Paperback - 2002)
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Penguin Putnam
One of George Eliot's finest achievements, The Mill on the Floss is famed for its unsurpassed depiction of English rural life and for its striking, superbly drawn heroine, Maggie Tulliver. The novel's evocation of childhood in the English countryside-at once unsentimental, yet rich with delight-stands as an enduring triumph, but equally memorable are its portrayal of a narrow tradition-bound society and its dramatic unfolding of tragic human destiny.



Baker & Taylor
Evokes nineteenth-century rural England through the story of Maggie Tulliver, who attempts to adapt to her life until her brother forbids her to see the one person who understands her after she is found in a compromising situation.

Baker
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Maggie Tulliver rebels against the narrow Victorian morality and strict traditions of her family by eloping with a worthless dandy, in an edition of one of Eliot's finest novels, featuring a new afterword by Jane Smiley. Reissue.

Authors: Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Statement of Responsibility: George Eliot ; with a new afterword by Jane Smiley
Title: The mill on the Floss
Publisher: New York : Signet Classic, 2002
Characteristics: viii, 612 p. ; 17 cm.
LCCN: 2001042971
ISBN: 0451528263
Branch Call Number: FIC E
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Fantastic introductory book to George Elliot's world!

Jul 26, 2010
  • maya1564 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love George Elliot's flowing, descriptive writing style. And its hard not to feel attached to her vivid, well-developed and memorable characters. The metaphors and the symbolism in this book will have you pondering life for hours after you put this book down. Truly one of my favorite books.. but then again I haven't read any of Elliot's other works.

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