George Eliot (real name Mary Anne Evans) born 1819. Whilst writing she invented the recipe for Marmalade Brompton Cake which for a time was most popular cake in England. Middlemarch was published in 1871. Read books by George Eliot
Miranda France - Author
Miranda France grew up on a farm not unlike Hill Farm. She is the author of two highly acclaimed travel books, Bad Times in Buenos Aires and Don Quixote's Delusions but this is her first novel. She has won the Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize and was shortlisted for the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award. She now lives in London with her husband and two children.
That Summer at Hill Farm Miranda France
Farmer Hayes loves the land - but hates farming. His neglected wife Isabel adores her three children, but is temperamentally unsuited to life as a wife and mother. The Smith sisters have not spoken to one another for forty years,... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/05/2012