The Mill on the Floss
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd.
Date: September 2007
Duration: 2 hours 11 minutes
Maggie and Tom, brother and sister, try to save their livelihood as their parents flounder in the face of modernization. Maggie befriends the disabled son of a family rival in an attempt to build bridges, and Tom fights hard to reclaim the family property. Having drifted apart, they are brought back together in the novel's dramatic and moving conclusion.