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Daniel Deronda

Author: George Eliot
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, publishers, 1876. ©1876
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Harper's library editionView 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
Grained cloth (Binding)
Blind stamped cloth (Binding)
Gold stamped cloth (Binding)
Publishers' devices (Binding)
Relief prints
Novels
Publishers' advertisements
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Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eliot, George, 1819-1880.
Daniel Deronda.
New York, Harper & Bros. [©1876]
(OCoLC)557785869
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Eliot
OCLC Number: 647226
Description: 2 volumes (411; 427 pages) ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by George Eliot.

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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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