Who was George Eliot and what made her so special? Her career took her from coalfield to capital city - but she would never forget the county that helped her to become our finest woman writer. Choose a journey from below, and follow in her Victorian footsteps.

Writing from the Heart is a concise biography that traces George Eliot back to her North Warwickshire roots. Go >>

Mary Ann Makes It is here for our younger users. Put yourself in the shoes of a real Victorian woman. Would you have made the same choices as Mary Ann did on her journey to success?
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Writing from the Heart is the outcome of a partnership between the following organisations:
Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery, Warwickshire Libraries, The George Eliot Fellowship
and the Windows on Warwickshire project.