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Adam Bede - Hugh Osborne, George Eliot
Adam Bede
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3.92 120
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375759017 (0375759018)
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 624
Edition language: English
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Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
5.0 Peasants are the real heroes...
That's the thing with free 'purchases' on the Kindle isn't it, one wonders 'why'? Is the offering so value-less? Even with the pedigree of George Eliot there is a temptation to look such a gift horse tentatively in the mouth. But, I needn't have worried. Published in 1858, "Adam Bede" was the auth...
What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
1.0 I made it through Adam Bede, Somehow I made it through!
Aaarggh, that was a tough one! I really start to hate my university for making me read books like Adam Bede. This was about 30 pages of plot and 570 pages of absolute boredom! Adam Bede is basically a very detailed description of 19th century life in a very, very, very small English town. And when...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
4.0
George Eliot's Adam Bede hinges on that most uninspiring 19th-century topic: the fallen woman. I've been running into these novels here and there with David Copperfield and Anna Karenina. The theme never does much to move us as modern readers, tending instead to showcase itself as an interesting mus...
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
3.0 Adam Bede
Read in an e-version on Kindle. I had forgotten how much George Eliot is a moral essayist. Strangely, I didn't find this terribly disturbing, possibly because her frequent ruminations were both appropriate to the situation in the plot, and often quite perceptive. What I found most disturbing was the...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Adam Bede
bookshelves: classic, britain-england, fraudio, play-dramatisation, re-read, victorian, published-1859 Read in August, 2009, read count: 2 mp3 Brilliant writing again from Eliot, she was a prodigious talent indeed.
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