The Mill on the Floss

The Mill on the Floss

eBook - 2016
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The classic tale of one young woman's quest for fulfillment in 1820s England, and the price she would pay for true freedom. Maggie Tulliver's entire life has been spent in the shadow of Dorlcote Mill on the River Floss with her beloved older brother, Tom. But when their father meets an untimely death, the siblings' singular bond is strained as Tom is forced to leave his studies and Maggie struggles to find a sense of belonging. Maggie's sharp intelligence and spirited nature have made her an oddity in the rural hamlet of St. Ogg's, where such unique qualities are perceived as unbecoming for a woman. Her need for recognition and love eventually drives her to defy her brother, who casts her out of his house to survive on her own. Forced to grieve the losses of both their father and each other, the siblings will have to find it in their hearts to forgive in order to reconcile before tragedy strikes again. Inspired by events in the life of the author, The Mill on the Floss is George Eliot's most heartfelt novel and one of her most compelling and moving works. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Open Road Media,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781504041966
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (494 pages)
Additional Contributors: Haight, Gordon Sherman

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LAARA333
Feb 14, 2017

An excellent story, so well-written as only Mary Ann Evans can write, a page-turner and so many wonderful lessons regarding character, our early influences, life and love. Eliot is my favourite author of all time.

Indigo_Cobra_8 Nov 08, 2014

Good book, if a bit slow at times. I love the main character, Maggie, for her strength of character.

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palomagonzalez
May 05, 2014

Fantastic introductory book to George Elliot's world!

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maya1564
Jul 26, 2010

I love George Elliot's flowing, descriptive writing style. And its hard not to feel attached to her vivid, well-developed and memorable characters. The metaphors and the symbolism in this book will have you pondering life for hours after you put this book down. Truly one of my favorite books.. but then again I haven't read any of Elliot's other works.

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