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Middlemarch - George Eliot, Rosemary Ashton
Middlemarch
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4.67 15
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140433883 (0140433880)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 880
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
Eliot is one of those writers who I always forget how good she is. It’s not that I ever forget she is good, it is just that forget the high standard she has for most her work. The exception is Adam Bede, and this is no doubt because it was the first Eliot I read (thanks to Alistair Cooke). I f...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 Middlemarch
I guess this would be labeled as a period drama or maybe historical realism. It follows several several people in their regular lives. A lot of the focus seems to be about the ideas of the time and changes in ideas.
Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
4.5 The March of Time for the Middle Classes
This was my first reading of George Eliot, but this glorious observation of nineteenth century provincial life is has been an absolute treat. A novel of its time, the language is sumptuously expansive ( I benefited from the in-built Kindle dictionary function) threaded through the eighty seven chapt...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
5.0 Middlemarch, with eBook
Fantastic book. I was totally hooked for the full thirty plus hours of the audio version, partly from the excellent narrator but mostly because of the humour and character insights. Probably not much to say that hasn't been said, but I enjoyed it start to finish and look forward to reading it again.
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
Magnificent, magnificent opus but I will still admit to skipping parts and not going back to pick them up. This is one of those that was on my literary bucket list. Glad I read it but not sure if it will ever end up in the re-read pile. Let's call it 4 and half stars.
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