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The mill on the floss

Author: George Eliot
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2003.
Series: Dover giant thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Misunderstood Maggie Tulliver is torn. Her rebellious and passionate nature demands expression, while her provincial kin and community expect self-denial. Based closely on the author's own life, Maggie's story explores the conflicts of love and loyalty and the friction between desire and moral responsibility. Written in 1860, The Mill on the Floss was published to instant popularity. An accurate, evocative depiction  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Eliot
ISBN: 0486426807 9780486426808
OCLC Number: 51855659
Description: ix, 424 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Dover giant thrift editions.
Responsibility: George Eliot.
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Misunderstood Maggie Tulliver is torn. Her rebellious and passionate nature demands expression, while her provincial kin and community expect self-denial. Based closely on the author's own life, Maggie's story explores the conflicts of love and loyalty and the friction between desire and moral responsibility. Written in 1860, The Mill on the Floss was published to instant popularity. An accurate, evocative depiction of English rural life, this compelling narrative features a vivid and realistic cast, headed by one of 19th-century literature's most appealing characters.

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