At long last I am reading Middlemarch.
I was introduced to George Elliot by my mother. Having enjoyed one of her books, mum took to reading it to us children as a bedtime story. 523 more words
When she leaves Stephen, Maggie goes to the Mill, now occupied by her brother and mother. Her brother meets her with accusations: “You have been carrying on a clandestine relation with Stephen Guest, — as you did before with another. 1,184 more words
“The Great Temptation” begins with a love scene between Lucy Deane (Maggie’s cousin) and her almost-fiancé, Stephen Guest. Lucy is a lovable person, very kind, considerate, and generous. 1,293 more words