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Considered one the masterpieces of realist fiction, George Eliot's novel, Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, explores a fictional nineteenth-century Midlands town in the midst of modern changes. The quiet drama of ordinary lives and flawed choices are played out in the complexly portrayed central characters of the novel-the idealistic Dorothea Brooke; the ambitious Dr. Lydgate; the spendthrift Fred Vincy; and the steadfast Mary Garth. The appearance of two outsiders further disrupts the town's equilibrium-Will Ladislaw, the spirited nephew of Dorothea's husband, the Rev. Edward Casaubon, and the sinister John Raffles, who threatens to expose the hidden past of one of the town's elite.

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    9780143107729

    October 29, 2015

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    9780141199795

    November 21, 2012

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    934 pages

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  • Hardback

    9780141196893

    April 15, 2011

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    876 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780099516231

    September 3, 2007

    Vintage Classics

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  • Paperback

    9780141439549

    May 5, 2003

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    880 pages

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  • Middlemarch
    George Eliot

    Hardback

    9781857150063

    November 29, 1991

    Everyman

    743 pages

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  • Middlemarch
    George Eliot

    EBook

    9780141974156

    November 21, 2012

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    944 pages

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    9781407066066

    February 1, 2011

    Vintage Digital

    928 pages

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  • Middlemarch
    George Eliot, George Eliot

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    9780141908274

    May 5, 2003

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    880 pages

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