Adam Bede

Paperback | December 27, 2016

byGeorge Eliot

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A tale of rural tragedy and redemption, George Eliot's first novel.
     
It may seem like an old tale: the beautiful village girl, her faithful admirer, a country squire's seduction. But seen through the eyes of any of its players, the old tale becomes one of fresh heartbreak, innocent hopes, best intentions gone awry, and better selves lost and restored. George Eliot's first novel shows all her humane intelligence and intimate knowledge of the richness and complexity of ordinary life.

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A tale of rural tragedy and redemption, George Eliot's first novel.      It may seem like an old tale: the beautiful village girl, her faithful admirer, a country squire's seduction. But seen through the eyes of any of its players, the old tale becomes one of fresh heartbreak, innocent hopes, best intentions gone awry, and better selve...

GEORGE ELIOT was born in Nuneaton on November 22, 1819. Baptized Mary Anne Evans, Eliot chose to write using a male pen name. She was sent away to school but returned when her mother died in 1836. She later moved to Coventry with her father. After her father's death she became the Assistant Editor of the Westminster Review in 1851. She...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 27, 2016Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099577283

ISBN - 13:9780099577287

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