The Mill on the Floss (stage version)
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854592767Publication Date:
10 Nov 1994
Size: 200mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Shared Experience on tour, 1994

The Mill on the Floss (stage version)

By George Eliot Adapted by Helen Edmundson

Paperback £9.99£7.99

A re-invention of George Eliot's classic story of loss, tragedy and the relentless nature of fate.

Outgrowing - but still hopelessly devoted to - her family, Maggie befriends the disfigured Phillip Wakem, son of a local lawyer. But their fathers become embroiled in a bitter legal dispute that only the prosperous Wakem can win, and the Tullivers find fate dealing them the first harsh hand of many. With their father dead, the family must face up to their cold future together.

Helen Edmundson's adaptation of George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss was first performed by Shared Experience Theatre Company in 1994.

Press Quotes

'Not only reinvents the book, but pushes the boat of theatricality way beyond its usual moorings... The central concept is having three Maggies - a conceit that is thrillingly effective in performance'

Guardian

'More compelling and fully human than the original'

The Times

'With rare theatrical vibrancy, Helen Edmundson's free adaptation distils the essence of George Eliot's feminist novel'

Evening Standard
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854592767Publication Date:
10 Nov 1994
Size: 200mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by George Eliot:

The Middlemarch Trilogy: The Doctor's Story
The Middlemarch Trilogy: Fred and Mary's Story
The Middlemarch Trilogy
The Middlemarch Trilogy: Dorothea's Story

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Also by Helen Edmundson:

Mother Teresa is Dead
Mary Shelley
The Heresy of Love
Orestes
Anna Karenina (stage version)
Small Island (stage version)
The Clearing
Coram Boy (stage version)
Queen Anne
Thérèse Raquin (stage version)
Gone to Earth (stage version)
War and Peace (stage version)
Life is a Dream
Swallows and Amazons (stage version)

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