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The Eliot Project & Adam Bede, Book First

Having finished the “Dickens Project” some time ago, “Sophie” of A Reasonable Quantity of Butter and I have decided to begin the “ 867 more words


The Eliot Project

This year, Miss Sneyd (The East Room) and I are collaborating on another project. In 2012-14, we read all of Dickens’ novels together — a monstrous task which tended to cement my dislike of his writing (with the exception of ‘A Christmas Carol’, for which I have a new-found liking). 437 more words


Under the Spell of Gaskell's Magical Words in "Mary Barton"

“Mary Barton” is such a beauty. I lack of adjectives to describe how magnificent the language of the book is. Beautiful words are all around in the thick book. 1,235 more words


The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (Short Review)

The Mill on the Floss is another Victorian novel about a woman stuck between a rock and a hard place. Meet Maggie, a young lady who tries to be with her beloved, a dashing young man who cares for her immensely as she is able to look past his physical deformities, whose family, ironically enough, ruined her own; young love is thus tested once again. 181 more words

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