The Mill on the Floss
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854592767Publication Date:
10 Nov 1994
Size: 200mm x 130mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
Shared Experience on tour, 1994

The Mill on the Floss (stage version)

By George Eliot Adapted by Helen Edmundson

Paperback £12.99£10.39

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

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'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'


'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£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by George Eliot:

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

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Also by Helen Edmundson:

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

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