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Daniel Deronda
By Graham Handley (editor), George Eliot and K. M. Newton (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford Univ Pr
Publication date September 10, 2014
Pages 713
Binding Paperback
Edition New
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780199682867
ISBN-10 0199682860
Dimensions 1.50 by 2.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Original list price $12.95
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: 'she felt herself standing at the game of life with many eyes upon her, daring everything to win much'

Gwendolen Harleth gambles her happiness when she marries a sadistic aristocrat for his money. Beautiful, neurotic, and self-centred, Gwendolen is trapped in an increasingly destructive relationship, and only her chance encounter with the idealistic Deronda seems to offer the hope of a brighter future. Deronda is searching for a vocation, and in embracing the Jewish cause he finds one that is both visionary and life-changing. Damaged by their pasts, and alienated from the society around them, they must both discover the values that will give their lives meaning.

George Eliot's powerful novel is set in a Britain whose ruling class is decadent and materialistic, its power likely to be threatened by a politically emergent Germany. The novel's exploration of sexuality, guilt, and the will to power anticipates later developments in fiction, and its linking of the personal and the political in a context of social and economic crisis gives it special relevance to the dominant issues of the twenty-first century.

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With George Eliot, K. M. Newton (other contributor) | New edition from Oxford Univ Pr (September 10, 2014)
9780199682867 | details & prices | 713 pages | 2.25 × 7.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $12.95
About: 'she felt herself standing at the game of life with many eyes upon her, daring everything to win much'Gwendolen Harleth gambles her happiness when she marries a sadistic aristocrat for his money.
With George Eliot | from Oxford Univ Pr (April 15, 2009)
9780199538485 | details & prices | 727 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $9.95
About: Daniel Deronda, the last of Eliot's novels, is the most complete expression of her idealism.

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