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In Love With George Eliot wins The Paul Torday Memorial Prize

We are thrilled that Kathy O’Shaughnessy's novel In Love With George Eliot has won The Paul Torday Memorial Prize 2021. Paul Torday published his first novel Salmon Fishing in the Yemen aged 60. In 2018, his family set up this prize in his memory, to celebrate first novels by authors aged 60 or over.

The prize is £1,000 plus a set of the collected works of Paul Torday. For more information and to see the other shortlisted authors, please click here. Congratulations to Kathy!

In Love with George Eliot

A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR.

Who was the real George Eliot? In Love with George Eliot is a glorious debut novel which tells the compelling story of England’s greatest woman novelist as you’ve never read it before.

Marian Evans has scandalised polite society. She lives in sin with a married man, George Henry Lewes, but writes in secret under the pseudonym George Eliot. Gradually, it becomes apparent that the genius Eliot is none other than Evans, the disgraced woman. Her tremendous celebrity begins, and prior indiscretions are forgiven. But when Lewes dies, Evans finds herself in danger of shocking the world…

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Kathy O’Shaughnessy

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Kathy O’Shaughnessy

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