The Mill on the Floss with Louis de Bernières

George Eliot in Nuneaton. The novelist Louis de Bernières explores the landscape around Nuneaton in Warwickshire, the birthplace of Mary Ann Evans, or George Eliot. They discuss The Mill on the Floss, visiting the Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery and the Griff House Beefeater, which was Eliot's childhood home and the inspiration for Dorlcote Mill in the novel. They also meet Adam Weaver, land agent of the Arbury Estate, the same position held by Eliot’s father.


Penguin Classics edition of The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot



Louis de Bernières


Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery


Griff House Beefeater


The Arbury Estate


George Eliot walking tour of Nuneaton

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