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George Eliot

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Mary Ann Evans was born on November 22, 1819, at Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, the last child of an estate agent. During her girlhood, she went through a phase of evangelical piety, but her strong interest in philosophy and her friendship with religious freethinkers led to a break with orthodox religion. When one of these friends married in 1843, Mary Ann took over from his wife the task of translating D.F. Strauss’s The Life of Jesus Critically Examined (1846), a work that had deep effect on English rationalism. After her father’s death she settled in London and from 1851 to 1854... Read More

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Adam Bede

Written by George Eliot


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: April 28, 1992
Price: $24.00

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Daniel Deronda

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Edmund White


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 9, 2002
Price: $11.00

George Eliot’s final novel and her most ambitious work, Daniel Deronda contrasts the moral laxity of the British aristocracy with the dedicated fervor of Jewish nationalists. Crushed by a loveless marriage to the cruel and arrogant Grandcourt, Gwendolen Harleth seeks salvation in the deeply spiritual and altruistic Daniel Deronda. But Deronda... Read more >
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Daniel Deronda

Written by George Eliot


Format: Hardcover, 928 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: September 19, 2000
Price: $28.00

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Daniel Deronda

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Edmund White


Format: eBook, 832 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $7.99

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Middlemarch

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by A.S. Byatt


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 10, 2000
Price: $11.00

One of the most accomplished and prominent novels ever written in English, Middlemarch is an unsurpassed portrait of nineteenth-century English provincial life. Dorothea Brooke is a young woman of fervent ideals who yearns to effect social change yet faces resistance from the society she inhabits. In this epic in a small... Read more >
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Middlemarch

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by E.S. Shaffer


Format: Hardcover, 936 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 15, 1991
Price: $25.00

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Middlemarch

Written by George Eliot


Format: Paperback, 1088 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: February 1, 1985
Price: $6.99

Strangled by the confining terms of her late husband's will, an idealistic young woman throws herself into the struggle for medical reforms advocated by a visionary doctor. Considered by many to be Eliot's finest work and one of the greatest Victorian novels--a magisterial and multilayered recreation of English life. Read more >
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Middlemarch

Written by George Eliot


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: January 29, 2008
Price: $6.99

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Middlemarch

Written by George Eliot


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 1, 2000
Price: $4.99

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The Mill on the Floss

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Margot Livesey


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $10.00

One of George Eliot’s best-loved works, The Mill on the Floss is a brilliant portrait of the bonds of provincial life as seen through the eyes of the free-spirited Maggie Tulliver, who is torn between a code of moral responsibility and her hunger for self-fulfillment. Rebellious by nature, she causes friction... Read more >
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The Mill on the Floss

Written by George Eliot


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: December 15, 1992
Price: $25.00

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The Mill on the Floss

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Margot Livesey


Format: eBook, 656 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $4.99

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Romola

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Robert Kiely


Format: Trade Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 10, 2003
Price: $15.00

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Romola

Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Robert Kiely


Format: eBook, 656 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Silas Marner
The Weaver of Raveloe
Written by George Eliot
Introduction by Chris Bohjalian


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 8, 2001
Price: $7.95

Silas Marner tells the vivid tale of a reclusive miser who finds redemption through the love of an abandoned child. Like many of the other works of George Eliot (the pen name of the novelist Mary Anne Evans), it makes poignantly real the folkways, charms, and perils of rural English life... Read more >
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Silas Marner

Written by George Eliot


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: March 9, 1993
Price: $20.00

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Silas Marner

Written by George Eliot


Format: Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: September 1, 1981
Price: $3.95

In Eliot's most familiar tale, and a high point of 19th-century pastoral fiction, after suffering betrayal and rejection, Silas Marner leaves his community to settle in a strange place. There the lonely weaver becomes obsessed with accumulating money, until one day a little golden-haired orphan girl wanders into his home... Set... Read more >
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Silas Marner

Written by George Eliot


Format: eBook
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: January 31, 2006
Price: $2.99

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