Four Authors

EDITH MAUDE HULL, GEORGE ELIOT, D H LAWRENCE AND DANIEL DEFOE

These four authors all appear along the route of the Off the Derbyshire Beaten Track road tour.

E M Hull was the wife of a Hazelwood pig breeder. She wrote novels about the Sheik, who was played in films by Rudolph Valentino. 

Did George Eliot base two of her novels: Adam Bede and Mill on the Floss on Wirksworth?

D H Lawrence lived at Woodland Cottage, overlooking Via Gellia for  a few months in 1917. During this time, he wrote The Wintry Peacock, a short story set in nearby Ible, 

Harboro Rocks near Brassington are described in Daniel Defore’s Tour through England & Wales, 1724-1726.

Dates to be arranged – please contact Frances.

Fee: £5.00

This talk stands alone or can be included with a customised version of the 40 mile road tour.

Previous Events

Edith Maude Hull, George Eliot, D H Lawrence and Daniel Defoe Ashbourne talk: 17 November 2018, 19 & 21 January 2019