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Adam Bede

George Eliot

Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of 19th century English literature.The story's plot follows four characters rural lives in the fictional community of Hayslope—a rural, pastoral and close-knit community in 1799. The novel revolves around a love triangle between beautiful but thoughtless Hetty Sorrel, Captain Arthur Donnithorne, the young squire who seduces her, Adam Bede, her unacknowledged lover, and Dinah Morris, Hetty's cousin, a fervent Methodist lay preacher.(Summary Wikipedia)

Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of 19th century English literature.The story's plot follows four characters rural lives in the fictional community of Hayslope—a rural, pastoral and close-knit community in 1799. The novel revolves around a love triangle between beautiful but thoughtless Hetty Sorrel, Captain Arthur Donnithorne, the young squire who seduces her, Adam Bede, her unacknowledged lover, and Dinah Morris, Hetty's cousin, a fervent Methodist lay preacher.(Summary Wikipedia)
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously, even though Evans was a well-published and highly respected scholar of her time. The novel has remained in print ever since, and is used in university studies of 19th century English literature.The story's plot follows four characters rural lives in the fictional community of Hayslope—a rural, pastoral and close-knit community in 1799. The novel revolves around a love triangle between beautiful but thoughtless Hetty Sorrel, Captain Arthur Donnithorne, the young squire who seduces her, Adam Bede, her unacknowledged lover, and Dinah Morris, Hetty's cousin, a fervent Methodist lay preacher.(Summary Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

20h 35m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

43:52


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

36:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

31:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

15:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

18:53


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

14:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

36:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:15


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

24:17


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:39


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

29:05


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

27:33


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

20:20


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

48:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

14:46


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

36:45


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

34:53


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

25:00


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

10:45


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

17:18


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

27:39


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

22:17


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

16:13


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

18:30


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

26:46


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

20:06


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

23:06


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

15:16


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:32


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

12:21


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

20:11


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

31:11


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

35:20


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

15:52


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

20:09


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

13:34


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

10:47


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

17:33


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

18:36


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

27:36


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

15:28


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

03:03


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

23:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

26:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

24:17


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

26:40


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

19:47


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

30:48


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

14:43


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:03


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:14