"Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending. Who can quit young lives after being long in company with them, and not desire to know what befell them in their after-years? For the fragment of a life, however typical, is not the sample of an even web: promises may not be kept, and an ardent outset may be followed by declension; latent powers may find their long awaited opportunity; a past error may urge a grand retrieval..."
Often described as one of the greatest novels in the English language, George Eliot (real name Mary Ann Evans) published under a pseudonym to protect herself from scandal and to have her work judged separately from her work a a translator and critic.
Condition: Very Good.