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Adam Bede Summary

A love triangle roils the peaceful pastoral life of a rural English village. With this novel, the earliest vestiges of what may be considered feminist consciousness make an appearance in English literature. The reader experiences the heavy existential burden of the British countryside of the same era depicted in Thomas Hardy's dark novels, but with a lighter authorial touch. The timeless theme of love and its casualties emerges through the eyes...

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