Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life is the seventh novel of the English author Mary Anne Evans who wrote under the pen name of George Eliot. It initially appeared in serial form, and was first published in its entirety in 1874.
Tom Jones (the full title of which is The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling) is a comic novel by the English novelist and playwright Henry Fielding (1707-1754). It was first published in 1749. Consisting of 18 separate sections or 'books', Tom Jones is considered to be one of the earliest forms of the novel in English literature.