Middlemarch (Eliot)

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This is one of the great works in English literature.... For starters there is the plot, rich and highly complex. Its multiple strands weave together some 20 or so characters, all of whom live in the fictional town of Middlemarch. Their separate lives impinge on one another in unforeseen ways. They fall in love, marry, and fall out of love; pursue dreams, fail and succeed. Read more ...
LitLovers LitPick (Oct. '07)

One of the few English novels written for grown-up people.
Virginia Woolf

The most profound, wise and absorbing of English novels … and, above all, truthful and forgiving about human behaviour.
Hermione Lee

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