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The Mill on the Floss By GEORGE ELIOT
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The Mill on the Floss In "The Mill on the Floss," published in 1860, George Eliot went to her own early life for the chief characters in the story, and in the relations of Tom and Maggie... More > Tulliver we get a picture of the youth of Mary Ann Evans and her brother Isaac. Lord Lytton objected that Maggie was too passive in the scene at Red Deeps, and that the tragedy of the flood was not adequately prepared. To this criticism George Eliot answered, "Now that the defect is suggested to me, if the book were still in manuscript I should alter, or rather expand, that scene at Red Deeps." She also admitted that there was "a want of proportionate fulness" in the conclusion. But, with all its faults, "The Mill on the Floss" deserves the reputation it has won. The reception of the story at first was disappointing, and we find the authoress telling her publisher that "she does not want to see any newspaper articles." But the book made its way, and prepared an ever-growing public for "Silas Marner."< Less
Lord of the Mill By Henry Harvey
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Among the children, it is said that he is the Lord of the Mill...Potter’s Mill, which is an abandoned ruin that squats in the middle of the O’Hanley River. He talks to the fireflies and... More > has a snapping turtle for his watchdog. But his kingdom is a troubled one. A woman, perhaps a witch, has intruded into his domain. The sign on her Model A truck says, The Cake Lady. She delivers her cakes and candies and pastries door-to-door. But the children know differently. A vulture follows along behind her, watching and guarding. Her cottage in the woods is a repository not only of chocolates, sugar, and flour, but also of beetles’ legs and jars of moss, and the scales of butterfly wings. Her pastries change people forever. Charlie and Bobby follow the Lord of the Mill back to his ruins on the river. Though they’re frightened, they must warn him of his impending doom.< Less
The Mill on the Floss By George Eliot
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Rebellious and affectionate, Maggie Tulliver is always in trouble. Recalling her own experiences as a girl, George Eliot describes Maggie's turbulent childhood with a sympathetic engagement that... More > makes the early chapters of The Mill on the Floss among the most immediately attractive she ever wrote.< Less
The Whining Mill By David I Schoen, David I Schoen
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Veterinarian Mark Canis has a special gift that makes him one of the best at what he does... But the gift has a price - and that price is about to go way up. Fast-paced and exciting, The Whining... More > Mill offers a glimpse into the human condition from a new perspective. Can Mark make it all work out when his world is ripped apart? Ask the dogs. If you are like Mark, they will answer you. The debut novel from mad grammarian David I. Schoen, this gripping tale will keep you turning pages until the surprising finish. The Whining Mill is a triumph of love, loss, courage, and lots and lots of dogs.< Less
The Whining Mill By David I Schoen
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Veterinarian Mark Canis has a special gift that makes him one of the best at what he does... But the gift has a price - and that price is about to go way up. Can Mark make it all work out when... More > his world is ripped apart? Ask the dogs. If you are like Mark, they will answer you. Fast-paced and exciting, The Whining Mill offers a glimpse into the human condition from a new perspective. The debut novel from mad grammarian David I. Schoen, this gripping tale will keep you turning pages until the surprising finish. The Whining Mill is a triumph of love, loss, courage, and lots and lots of dogs.< Less
Carver's Mill By H.R. Harvey
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Harvey’s funny and bittersweet novel follows the life of Bert Emmerling, Carver’s Mill’s one and only veterinarian. Even his cows don’t like him. His one and only friend... More > since childhood, Cubby Dixon, is even worse than his enemies. When Channel 89’s new weather woman, Charlotte McKeon, moves to town, having nearly been tarred and feathered at her job in Tucson, she grates on Bert’s nerves so much, it’s worth moving away. With heart and humanity, Carver’s Mill puts a lump in your throat on one page, only to make you blow your coffee on the next..< Less
The Mill Pond By henry stepinski
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Dorothy is a second year goose on her return migration to Canada when a rogue spring ‘nor-easter’ forces her to land on a small mill pond in an idyllic New England town. There she meets... More > Gus, a lone and worldly gander, and after a short courtship they decide to mate and raise a brood in this seeming paradise. All is not tranquil though, as Dorothy and Gus have to co-exist with humans, battle predators and educate their goslings about the world as they grow to maturity. The story is colored with many references to New England fokelore, music, literature and history. When humans interfere with the natural rhythm of Mother Nature’s laws governing geese, the true nature of the pond is revealed and Dorothy must decide which law to obey. The Mill Pond tells how she struggles to resolve the unnatural dilemma leveled on her.< Less
The Mill Pond By henry stepinski
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Dorothy is a second year goose on her return migration to Canada when a rogue spring ‘nor-easter’ forces her to land on a small mill pond in an idyllic New England town. There she meets... More > Gus, a lone and worldly gander, and after a short courtship they decide to mate and raise a brood in this seeming paradise. All is not tranquil though, as Dorothy and Gus have to co-exist with humans, battle predators and educate their goslings about the world as they grow to maturity. The story is colored with many references to New England fokelore, music, literature and history. When humans interfere with the natural rhythm of Mother Nature’s laws governing geese, the true nature of the pond is revealed and Dorothy must decide which law to obey. The Mill Pond tells how she struggles to resolve the unnatural dilemma leveled on her.< Less
The Mill Pond By henry stepinski
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Dorothy is a second year goose on her return migration to Canada when a rogue spring ‘nor-easter’ forces her to land on a small mill pond in an idyllic New England town. There she meets... More > Gus, a lone and worldly gander, and after a short courtship they decide to mate and raise a brood in this seeming paradise. All is not tranquil though, as Dorothy and Gus have to co-exist with humans, battle predators and educate their goslings about the world as they grow to maturity. The story is colored with many references to New England fokelore, music, literature and history. When humans interfere with the natural rhythm of Mother Nature’s laws governing geese, the true nature of the pond is revealed and Dorothy must decide which law to obey. The Mill Pond tells how she struggles to resolve the unnatural dilemma leveled on her.< Less
The Mill Mystery By Anna Katherine Green
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A well-respected clergyman is found dead at an old abandoned mill. It appears to be accidental death, or maybe suicide. But, the news of this death has a fatal effect on two women. One is his... More > fiancee, and the other is a wealthy matron living on the other side of town. The fiancee's roommate, an orphan, investigates the crime, out of loyalty to her dead roommate.< Less