Clym Yeobright and Eustacia Vye get caught up in conflicting ambitions, as well as in their passion for each other.
The popular epics were written in lines of variable length. There were also numerous monkish narrative poems in stanzas of four Alexandrine lines each, all rhyming.
Shirley Keeldar uses wealth to liberate herself from convention and help others.
Ethan, a farmer tethered to his farm, his helpless parents, and his hypochondriac wife find himself drawn to his wife's alluring cousin.
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.
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.
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.