Middlemarch: a study of provincial life

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Fiction - 924 pages
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A. S. Byatt provides an introduction to one of the most popular novels in English literature, George Eliot's Middlemarch.

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2011, Naxos Audiobooks, Read by Juliet Stevenson “It was wicked to let a young girl blindly decide her fate in that way, without any effort to save her.” (Ch 29) Middlemarch, initially published ... Read full review

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While the book drags on a bit (to put it lightly) and turns into a romance novel at the end, it's an interesting view on the problem of voting privileges through the lens of a small town. Read full review

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A. S. Byatt won the Booker Prize for her novel Possession (1990), and her other books include Babel Tower (1996), Angels and Insects, and The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (1998).