This is the partly autobiographical story of one man's courtship of three generations of women.
Bartleby Alexander, a successful engineer is torn between his career, wife, and passion for an Irish actress named Hilda.
An unsophisticated yet gentle and chivalrous man wins the heart of Lady Jocelyn Leigh while he battles against his rival, pirates, and Indian uprisings.
Torn between his passion for two women and his abiding attachment to his mother, young Paul Morel struggles with his desire to please everyone.
A stonemason is duped into an unhappy marriage, and he longs for a real education and better lifestyle.
Sisters Gudrun and Ursula Brangwen pursue complex relationships with their lovers, Rupert Birkin and Gerald Crich.
Philip Edmonstone spreads rumors about his cousin, Guy Morville; as a result, Gy's marriage is called off. Guy finds strength in religion and reconnects with Philip.
Gwendolyn falls in love with Daniel Deronda, a bright and thoughtful young man, who is troubled by the discovery of his Jewish ancestry.
Three wealthy New Yorkers become immersed in a tragic love triangle.
Anna is unhappy with her marriage to a powerful politician, and when she falls in love with a dashing young officer, she must endure the criticism of others.