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Maggie Tulliver's quick imagination is stifled by the claustrophobic contraints of family life in a provincial town. Her parents suppress her natural intelligence and instead focus their hopes and ambitions on her brother Tom. Disapproved of by all her relatives, Maggie yearns to be loved and admired as unconditionally as she loves and admires her morally unbending brother.
But when Maggie does find love it compromises her irretrievably, and she has to face the bleak consequences of not conforming ?
Publication date: 03/05/2007
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)
|Publication date:||3rd May 2007|
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Co|
|Format:||Paperback (b Format)|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama,|
|Collections:||60+ Novels to Bring You Back to Nature,|
George Eliot was born Mary Anne (later Marian) Evans on 22 November 1819 at Arbury Farm in Warwickshire, where her father was estate manager. When she was five months old, the family moved to a farmhouse at Griff, her beloved home until she was twenty-one. Because of her fatherâ€™s position, the young Marian had access to the library at Arbury Hall and made full use of it. She boarded at school in Coventry, where she studied a considerable range of literature and excelled at English composition and piano playing. After her motherâ€™s death in 1836 she became her fatherâ€™s housekeeper. ...More About George Eliot