The Mill on the Floss - (illustrated) by George Eliot

The Mill on the Floss - (illustrated)

byGeorge Eliot, H Thomas

Kobo ebook | October 7, 2014

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The novel spans a period of 10 to 15 years and details the lives of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, siblings growing up at Dorlcote Mill on the River Floss at its junction with the more minor River Ripple near the village of St. Ogg's in Lincolnshire, England. Both the river and the village are fictional.

The novel is most probably set in the 1820s – a number of historical references place the events in the book after the Napoleonic Wars but before the Reform Act of 1832.

It includes autobiographical elements, and reflects the disgrace that George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) herself experienced while in a lengthy relationship with a married man, George Henry Lewes.

Maggie Tulliver is the central character of the book. The story begins when she is 9 years old, 13 years into her parents' marriage. Her relationship with her older brother Tom, and her romantic relationships with Philip Wakem, a hunchbacked, sensitive, and intellectual friend, and with Stephen Guest, a vivacious young socialite in St. Ogg's and assumed fiancé of Maggie's cousin Lucy Deane, constitute the most significant narrative threads.

Title:The Mill on the Floss - (illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 7, 2014Publisher:Flying FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2765905037

ISBN - 13:9782765905035

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