My most ever favourite author ( yes I know that’s not grammatically correct! !lol). But a strong woman who lived before her time in society. A lovely review from Rosie,
The Real George Eliot is a biography written by Lisa Tippings. For as long as I can remember, I have known that George Eliot was the pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans, The Mill On The Floss being her most famous book.
I believe my love of the book and author began from a BBC costume drama shown on Sunday afternoons during my childhood; however, I can recall very little of the story and in my mind the image of a mill and a stream get muddled with another childhood image, Constable’s Haywain. So reading this book and learning about the life of Mary Ann and how much of her upbringing and experiences probably influenced her writing was very interesting.
The book also contains several black and white photographs from landmarks and places associated with Mary’s life. I haven’t spent any time…
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