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Though not out of print, this popular title is being added to the venerable "Modern Library" line to coincide with a PBS Masterpiece Theatre miniseries. Along with the full text, this edition includes an introduction by A.S. Byatt. All that for $15 makes this a bargain.
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"One of the few English novels written for grown-up people" -- Virginia Woolf
"The most profound, wise and absorbing of English novels...and, above all, truthful and forgiving about human behavior." -- Hermione Lee
Dorothea's show is stolen as the book is three quarters of the way through, can't wait to see how the book turns in her favor.Published 4 days ago by marci j batchelor
A laborious read because of the superfluous descriptions of everything.Published 8 days ago by jozahnee
The style was too ponderous and outdated for my taste. I read only 10 or 15 pages
(I wouldn't call this a review, just an observation)
Eliot's characters and the associated narrative create a world were everyone suffers from their own expectations. There is no Happily Ever After, as it should be.Published 11 days ago by jsalazar
I really tried to stick with this novel but found it dry, full of vocabulary without purpose, as if Eliot was practicing.Published 11 days ago by L. Calise-Simmons
In creating the town of Middlemarch and it's inhabitants the author left no stone unturned. She brought out the best and worst in the human soul and the story was poignant and well... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Diana S. Long
George Eliot is the queen of the complex sentence. The good news is that the dialogue in this second rate romance level is great. Read morePublished 13 days ago by PERRY HOOKMAN
Written in the late 19th century, set in the early 19th century, the author makes many, many deeply insightful observations about human nature and life that sound as if they were... Read morePublished 19 days ago by L. Harmon