go to the bit where Mary Ann...
 grows up   goes to school   moves to Coventry   moves to London   changes her name   falls in love   writes stories

She started calling herself
"George Eliot."

It was a very cunning plan
which would make people think
that she was a very clever man!

And everyone agreed that she was very clever indeed,
even the Prime Minister and Queen Victoria!

Why do you think she chose "George"?

Go forward to find out...

George Eliot
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