Monday Book Club
Mondays 5:30 PM Pacific / 7:30 PM Central / 8:30 PM Eastern
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Middlemarch by Mary Anne Evans aka George Eliot
Embark on a journey into the intricacies of 19th-century society with ‘Middlemarch,’ George Eliot’s timeless masterpiece. Set in the fictional town of Middlemarch, this captivating novel weaves together the lives of its diverse inhabitants as they grapple with ambition, love, duty, and the pursuit of personal ideals. Through rich character portraits and a meticulously detailed narrative, Eliot explores the complexities of human nature and the choices that shape destinies. Join us in unraveling the threads of romance, politics, and philosophy in this compelling portrayal of a world where dreams and realities collide. Delve into ‘Middlemarch’ and discover why its exploration of human hopes and foibles remains as relevant today as ever.
Chapters 1 & 14
Opening Chapter (“Miss Brooke”), Dorothea and Casaubon’s Marriage (“Two Temptations”)
Chapters 10 & 19
Mr. Brooke’s Political Ambitions (“The New Takes the Old”); Dr. Lydgate’s Introduction (“Three Love Problems”)
Chapters 23 & 32
Rosamond Vincy’s Ambitions (“Waiting for Death”); Fred Vincy and Mary Garth (“The Torch”)
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