Middlemarch

  • by George Eliot
  • Narrated by Harriet Walter
  • 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfillment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; the charming but tactless Dr. Lydgate, whose marriage to the spendthrift beauty Rosamund and pioneering medical methods threaten to undermine his career; and the religious hypocrite Bulstrode, hiding scandalous crimes from his past. As their stories interweave, George Eliot creates a richly nuanced and moving drama, hailed by Virginia Woolf as 'one of the few English novels written for adult people.'

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 26-07-2006
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd