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Daniel Deronda

Author: George Eliot; Terence Cave
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deronda, a high-minded young man searching for his path in life, finds himself drawn by a series of dramatic encounters into two contrasting worlds: the English country-house life of Gwendolen Harleth, a high-spirited beauty trapped in an oppressive marriage, and the very different lives of a poor Jewish girl, Mirah, and her family. As Deronda uncovers the long-hidden secret of his own parentage, Eliot's moving and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Didactic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Eliot; Terence Cave
ISBN: 0140434275 9780140434279
OCLC Number: 34604394
Description: xl, 849 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: George Eliot ; edited with introduction and notes by Terence Cave.
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Deronda, a high-minded young man searching for his path in life, finds himself drawn by a series of dramatic encounters into two contrasting worlds: the English country-house life of Gwendolen Harleth, a high-spirited beauty trapped in an oppressive marriage, and the very different lives of a poor Jewish girl, Mirah, and her family. As Deronda uncovers the long-hidden secret of his own parentage, Eliot's moving and suspenseful narrative opens up a world of Jewish experience previously unknown to the Victorian novel.

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