Synopses & Reviews
Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.
Gwendolene Harleth marries for money and power rather than love, but finds marriage a trap and her husband's sadistic use of power constricting. The upper-class Victorian society in which she moves is juxtaposed with that of the hero, Daniel Deronda, whose influence is a redemptive force.