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Adam Bede / George Eliot

Adam Bede / George Eliot
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AL41800182826B 800 ELI
Adult Non Fiction Local   . Available .  
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ISBN 9780140431216
Name Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Title Adam Bede / George Eliot
Published Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin Books, 1980
Description 607p., 18cm
Summary The story of a beautiful country girl's seduction by the local squire and its bitter, tragic sequel is an old and familiar one which George Eliot invests with peculiar and haunting power. A bestseller from the moment of publication, Adam Bede, although on one level a rich and loving re-creation of a small community shaken to its core, is more than a charming, faultlessly evoked pastoral. However much the reader may sympathize with Hetty Sorel and identify with Arthur Donnithorne, her seducer, and with Adam Bede, the man Hetty betrays, it is George Eliot's creation of the distant aesthetic whole - the complex, multifarious life of Hayslope - which so grips the reader's imagination.
Subjects Literature
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