In this novel, Eliot set out to come to terms with the English Jews, a society-within-a-society which her contemporaries seemed to be either oblivious of, or to hold in contempt. In Gwendolen, the heroine, she uncovered a vein in human relations that could lead only to despair.
This is a used copy in acceptable condition with some creasing to the cover and spine, yellowing to the pages and some water spotting on the page ends.
By George Eliot. Paperback. 912 pages. Published by Penguin Classics, 1967.