Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Fiction - 924 pages
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Echoing the original World's Classics series, this title is one of an initial batch of 6 mini hardbacks produced to gift book standard with stitched binding, head and tail bands, printed on 60msg paper and featuring matt laminated jackets in a retro look design. A. S. Byatt provides an introduction to one of the most popular novels in English literature, George Eliot's Middlemarch. A. S. Byatt's most recent novel is Still Life (1997) and she is best known for Possession and Angels and Insects.

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User Review  - Emily - Goodreads

I hated this book. And I really tried to like it, because it, like the Mill on the Floss, is supposed to be one of the greats. One of the biggest reasons why I hated the book, was that I really couldn ... Read full review

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Eliot speaks boldly on the condition of humanity. The moments with her commentaries on human relationships and the condition of the human heart are my favorite. Read full review


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A. S. Byatt won the Booker Prize for her novel Possession (1990), and her other books include Babel Tower (1996), Angels and Insects, and The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (1998).

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