Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life is a novel written by Mary Anne Evans, who wrote under the pseudonym George Eliot. It was first published in eight instalments between 1871 and 1872.
The story takes place in the fictional town of Middlemarch, in the English region of the Midlands during the years 1830-32.
This novel tells the life of three couples subjected to the fragile threads of knowledge and error, interwoven with the meticulous chronicle of the destinies of an entire community in a time of change. Quintessential Victorian novel, George Eliot marked a milestone in the history of world literature.
The story has several story lines and a wide number of characters, and in addition to its clarity in weaving the stories, it includes other underlying themes such as the situation of women, the nature of marriage, idealism and self-interest, religion and religion. hypocrisy, political reforms and education. It has a leisurely pace, the tone is slightly didactic and shows a very broad picture of life in the provinces.
26 hours 26 minutes (317224 words)
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