The Mill on the Floss [with Biographical Introduction] By George Eliot
Book/Novel Author: George Eliot
Book/Novel Title: The Mill on the Floss [with Biographical Introduction]
"The Mill on the Floss" is George Eliot’s 1860 novel, which tells the story of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the river Floss near the village of St. Oggs. Set in the early 1800s over a period of ten to fifteen years, "The Mill on the Floss" follows the two main characters from childhood. Central to the theme of the novel is the struggle of man between spiritual determinism and free will. A classic work of 19th century literature, "The Mill on the Floss" remains a popular and enduring example of George Eliot’s impact on English literature.