* A fascinating insight into the contradictions between Eliot's private life and her writings
Jenny Uglow is a writer and publisher, who has written widely on Victorian literature, including a biography on Elizabeth Gaskell. Jenny Uglow was awarded an OBE in 2007.
'A fascinating study of Eliot's writing and life that should send you scuttling back to re-read her novels' Annabel Edwards, THE TIMES'Anyone who wants to rind out about the real George Eliot could not do better than to read Jennifer Uglow . . . Generous, exacting and illuminating' A.S. BYATT