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3.17 out of 53.17 out of 53.17 out of 53.17 out of 53.17 out of 5 3.17 (6 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: George Eliot Narrator: Hannah Gordon Publisher: CSA Word Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2008 ISBN:
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Praised by Virginia Woolf as one of the only novels written for grown-up people, Middlemarch is a highly accomplished story, whose characters are involving and intriguing. Dorothea's story interlinks powerfully and tantalisingly with that of Lydgate's, a doctor, who joins her for a some of her journey towards making sense of her role in the world, both as a woman and as an idealist. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ilya | 5/23/2011

    " OK, it's really excellent. And I even copied a couple passages into my journal. And I read it fast enough, while on vacation. BUT for reasons I can't quite put my finger on, I didn't love it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 5/15/2011

    " One of my favorite books! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Kimberly | 5/5/2011

    " this was my second go with this book. i read about 100 more pages, and just couldnt continue. it bounces allover the place too much, and most of the characters are quite boring. I gave up. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris | 5/3/2011

    " George Eliot is the greatest. Why, Oh Why doesn't anyone read her any more? It really makes you wonder if Joanna Russ wasn't right after all. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kelly | 5/2/2011

    " I thought the story was great and the characters, but it was so long. (I'm not decreasing my rating becasue of that). I like how Dorothea and Rosamond's view on marriage and life in general were such opposites. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kelly A. | 4/26/2011

    " I was bored reading about the hum-drum lives of this little community. At times I felt myself wishing everyone had a bit more common sense. "

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About the Author
Author George Eliot

George Eliot, the pen name of Mary Ann, or Marian, Evans (1819–1880), was an English Victorian novelist of the first rank. An assistant editor for the Westminster Review from 1851 to 1854, she wrote her first fiction in 1857 and her first full-length novel, Adam Bede, in 1859. In her writing, she was chiefly preoccupied with moral problems, especially the moral development and psychological analysis of her characters. She is known for her sensitive and honest depiction of life and people in works that are acclaimed as classics.

About the Narrator

Hannah Gordon is a Scottish actress who is well known in the United Kingdom for her television work, including My Wife Next Door and Upstairs, Downstairs. She has also lent her voice to several audio books as well as narrating Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf in a Christmas concert with London’s Corinthian Chamber Orchestra.