George Eliot publishes her best-selling three volume novel Adam Bede

Mary Anne Evans, publishing under her famous pseudonym George Elliot, released her three volume novel, Adam Bede with an initial print run of 2100 copies. These sold out within weeks and the novel went on to become the her most popular, and best-selling, work during her lifetime, with more than 30,000 copies sold.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
 George Eliot, Carol A. Martin, Adam Bede (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001), liv-lv.
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