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by George Eliot Harriet Walter

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by Author Name George Eliot, Harriet Walter

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List Price:20.70
Format: CD-Audio, 144 x 128 x 24mm, 6pp
Publication date: 30 Jan 2003
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
ISBN-13: 9780141804514


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 fulfillment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; the charming but tactless Dr Lydgate, whose marriage to the spendthrift beauty Rosamund and pioneering medical methods 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 adult people'.