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Excerpt from Scenes From the George Eliot Country
Nuneaton is neither ignorant of, nor indifferent to, the distinction that has come to it by reason of George Eliot's associations with the district. It has not yet, however, been equal to the enterprise of producing a hand-book which would guide the stranger to spots of interest identified with her life and works. But while you would search the town in vain for a scrap of printed matter bearing upon those places, the chances are that the first adult person you met in the street would give you much of the information you required, and what he or She failed in would be made up by the next person you came across. Years ago I entered the town to make investigations, knowing nothing beyond this, that George Eliot was born near to, that many of the scenes of her earliest stories were in the district, and that the persons and events described in those stories were realities of common knowledge. But within an hour I was sufficiently posted up to cover the whole field of.
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bound: 160 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (April 20, 2017)
isbn: 1332409385, 978-1332409389,
weight: 8 ounces (