Eve’s Ransom by George Gissing

Eve’s Ransom by George Gissing, first published in 1895, deals with the two prominent issues of late Victorian fiction, money and marriage. These are probably the prominent issues in all Victorian fiction granted, but Eve’s Ransom deals with both in a frank, realistic fashion much more typical of the late Victorian period. Mr. Gissing’s hero is an intellectual but also a working man. Maurice Hilliard … Continue reading Eve’s Ransom by George Gissing