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Adam Bede

Author: George Eliot
Publisher: London : Collins, 1973 [i.e. 1975]
Series: Collins classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in the countryside of the English Midlands at the start of the 19th century this is the story of seduction, crime, remorse and suffering. Beautiful Hetty Sorrel is led by her vanity to succumb to the temptations of the local squire. Those involved in her ensuing tragedy are sensitive, honest Adam Bede, implicated by his fruitless struggles to redeem her, and Dinah, her devout cousin, who comforts her when all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eliot, George, 1819-1880.
Adam Bede.
London : Collins, 1973 [i.e. 1975]
(OCoLC)844617357
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Eliot
ISBN: 0004245210 9780004245218
OCLC Number: 2983062
Notes: Originally published in 1859.
Description: 478 pages : portrait ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Collins classics
Responsibility: George Eliot ; with an introduction by Gerald Bullett.

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Set in the countryside of the English Midlands at the start of the 19th century this is the story of seduction, crime, remorse and suffering. Beautiful Hetty Sorrel is led by her vanity to succumb to the temptations of the local squire. Those involved in her ensuing tragedy are sensitive, honest Adam Bede, implicated by his fruitless struggles to redeem her, and Dinah, her devout cousin, who comforts her when all appears to be lost.

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