By George Eliot
Wood worker Adam Bede is in love with the gorgeous Hetty Sorrel. yet unknown to him he has a rival within the neighborhood squire's son Arthur Donnithorne. Hetty is quickly attracted through Arthur's seductive appeal and so they start to meet in mystery. the connection is to have tragic effects that stretch some distance past the couple themselves, touching not only Adam Bede yet many others, now not least pious Methodist Preacher Dinah Morris. A story of seduction, betrayal, love and deception the plot of Adam Bede has the standard of an English folks track.
Within the surroundings of Hayslope, a small, rural group, Eliot brilliantly creates a feeling of earthy fact, making the panorama itself as very important a presence within the novel as that of her characters themselves.
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