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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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. 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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