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Middlemarch - George Eliot
Middlemarch
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4.50 20
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099516231 (0099516233)
Publisher: Random House UK
Edition language: English
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JB's Reading Life
JB's Reading Life rated it
5.0 Middlemarch
Reckoned to be one of the greatest English novels and who am I to disagree
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...
Quite the Wondering Selection
Quite the Wondering Selection rated it
2.0 Middlemarch
Ok, so another 'look at me, I am a spoiled, bored English brat' novel. Seriously getting tired of these 'great lit' choices. Just when I think one may turn out ok, and Dorothea ends up with Lydgate and they can do some good, she goes to Will, loses Casabon's money. Lame.
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