"George Eliot" 1856

But while on holiday in Tenby she began to draft The Sad Fortunes of the Reverend Amos Barton. Lewes had encouraged her to "try and write a story." It became one of three Scenes of Clerical Life. They were published anonymously but received warmly by both readers and critics...

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Image: Mary Ann and Mr. Lewes were keen travellers. Mary Ann bought this pendant in Seville, during their 10-week tour of Spain in 1867.

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