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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Wonderful book by one of my favorite authors. It is the only one she wrote that occurs during her contemporary times and deals with antisemitism in English Victorian society. Read full review

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User Review  - kingpellinor - LibraryThing

Finally abaondoned this book, after speed-reading the central third of the book. All the 1850s Zionist stuff is a bit too remote for me, but I can see that it was unusual in it's time. What's more ... Read full review

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User Review  - fitakyre - LibraryThing

I ended up liking the book more than I thought I would. Gwendolen Harleth is really a fantastic character, and Eliot has a superb mastery of the consciousness of people from many different backgrounds ... Read full review

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User Review  - otterley - LibraryThing

this book is never much liked, and often not admired all that much either. Like many of Eliot's books, it has two interlocking and overlapping narratives, with the titular Daniel deronda at the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jmoncton - LibraryThing

Although this Victorian classic has many of the usual threads - arranging marriages for fortune or title, love triangles, and the issue of social class structure - this book adds the unusual addition ... Read full review

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User Review  - raschneid - LibraryThing

Ambitious and thought-provoking, as always. Daniel Deronda begins as a traditional novel of courtship and marriage. Then, a hundred pages in, it becomes an unconventional exploration of nationalism ... Read full review

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User Review  - Britt84 - LibraryThing

I really love Eliot, and I found this book really good. Eliot's style is great and she writes so beautifully, the characters are worked out well and are believable in their doubts and problems. What I ... Read full review

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User Review  - vrchristensen - LibraryThing

Daniel Deronda is perhaps my favourite book of all time. When I first read it, I wasn't sure what I thought of it. Elliot weaves the tale, as she designed to do, so that the reader is not quite ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookishDame - LibraryThing

Beautiful classic novel by George Eliot about a young jewish man's struggles to survive and choose the right love. This is one of the most beautifully written novels of its day, and is timeless in its message. Highly recommended. Read full review

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User Review  - charlie68 - LibraryThing

Not for the faint hearted, make sure to drink plenty of liquids before hand, but well worth the effort. Plenty of bon-mots for the book club. Read full review


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