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The Music of Daniel Deronda

In the third book of ‘Daniel Deronda’, Mirah Lapidoth sang to Daniel in the Meyrick’s little Chelsea drawing room, and the first song she sang him was, in the manuscript, Schubert’s ‘Adieu’. Evidently George Eliot was dissatisfied with…

Review of George Eliot and her World by Marghanita Laski and George Eliot by T.S. Pearce

There have been a crop of biographies of one sort or another since George Eliot’s death ninety-three years ago, but this is the first one to be fully illustrated. The 123 illustrations are not all totally relevant but this is a small arrow to be…

Review of 'The Story of Gwendolen Harleth' - Radio Adaptation Controversy

Another good bit of honest work was ‘The Story of Gwendolen Harleth’ abridged from ‘Daniel Deronda’, produced by Virginia Browne-Wilkinson originally for Woman’s Hour, and just concluded in the Book at Bedtime slot. I don’t usually listen…