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ADAM BEDE

by GEORGE ELIOT

  • Category Classics
  • Format Paperback
  • Imprint Rupa
  • Price 95
  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 480 pages
  3. Date: 2000

ABOUT THIS BOOK

Published in 1859, Adam Bede is set in pre-industrial England, in a society that is static, hierarchical and close to nature. Adam Bede is the lover of Hetty Sorrel, who is seduced by Arthur Sonnithorne. The book traces the trials of Hetty beginning with her journey to Windsor and ending with her imprisonment

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

George Eliot (1819-1880) was born Mary Ann Evans at South Farm, Arbury, in Warwickshire. For a time, she worked as an assistant editor of the Westminister Review and her writing is one of the most resonant voices of her times