Book Reviews of Mill on the Floss

Mill on the Floss
Mill on the Floss
Author: George Eliot, Gordon S. Haight
ISBN-13: 9780192815675
ISBN-10: 0192815679
Publication Date: 9/1982
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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This book can be read and understood on so many levels, but if you want to get an overall picture of men and women's lives in 19th-century rural England through their relationships within the rigid structure of family and society - in particular, the main character, Maggie, becomes its victim - this is any excellent read.
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I love reading, but I thought this book was terribly difficult to get through. I felt that it gave a lot of pointless background information before getting to a disappointing end.
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"This rich, multi-layered work has been called a masterpiece of memory, as Maggie's rebellious childhood closely resembles that of Eliot herself. One of the most remarkable books ever written about childhood and a lyrical portrait of provincial England, this monumental work is a great novel of the Victorian age." -- back cover
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Great condition, Never read it though!