Book Club Reads Middlemarch

Join the book club for a discussion of George Eliot's Middlemarch. George Eliot's masterpiece, groundbreaking in its psychological insight into powerful clashes of obligation and desire. George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial English community prior to the Reform Bill of 1832. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfilment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon; the charming but tactless Dr Lydgate, whose marriage to the spendthrift beauty Rosamund and pioneering medical methods threaten to undermine his career; passionate, idealistic and penniless artist Will Ladislaw; and the religious hypocrite Bulstrode, hiding scandalous crimes from his past. As their stories interweave, George Eliot creates a richly nuanced and moving drama. (from

Directions are emailed the week prior to the meeting. Suggested $10.00 donation.

June 30, 2015 at 6:00pm - 9pm

Club Member's Apartment in the South Loop

Printer's Row
Chicago, IL 60605
United States
Sundas Amer Jay Shachter Thomas Herman Chris Stacey

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