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Romola, Book 3

The last book of Romola actually focuses on the titular character more than on her husband, Tito. She became a disciple of Fra Girolamo Savonarola. Although sure she will never again be truly happy, Romola is glad to have “a reason for living, apart from personal enjoyment and personal affection” (ch. 964 more words


Books about books

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

Review | The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot


I always expected to enjoy Eliot as much as I’ve enjoyed her contemporaries but alas, that was not the case. 438 more words


The Mill on the Floss, Movie Review

The 1997 adaptation of The Mill on the Floss is adequate. Emily Watson’s portrayal of Maggie Tulliver manages to make Maggie’s fervent but constrained nature cohesive. 579 more words


The Mill on the Floss, Book VII: The Final Rescue

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 Mill on the Floss: The Final Rescue

Last book of the, um, book, and all is going according to Eliot’s plan. Tom disowns Maggie. She is disgraced and ostracized and miserable. A flood rushes through and the first person Maggie thinks of saving is Tom. 256 more words