Alias George Eliot

Marian Evans took the pseudonym George Eliot when she started her now famously successful career as a novelist.

But she was dismayed to discover that someone else was claiming to have written her work.

This is the story of her impostor, a certain Mr Joseph Liggins.

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Marian Evans took the pseudonym George Eliot when she started her now famously successful career as a novelist.

But she was dismayed to discover that someone else was claiming to have written her work.

This is the story of her impostor, a certain Mr Joseph Liggins.George Eliot's secret identity meets complications when a certain Mr Liggins gets involved

'George Eliot' cannot reveal her true identity - and when a certain Mr Liggins gets involved, life becomes even more complicated.