Meredith's Flint Cottage at Box Hill, Dorking, Surrey, where he lived from 1868 to 1909. The house is solidly square, four rooms up and four rooms down with a staircase in the middle, and large windows giving plenty of light, with beautiful views that Meredith greatly appreciated (see Jones 115).
Contemporary photographs. Left to right: (a) Flint Cottage, from a photograph taken by Frederick H. Evans in 1909 (Meredith, The Egoist I, facing p. 144). (b) "Waiting for His Master" (Meredith's dog in the sitting-room at Flint Cottage, Butcher, facing p. 120). (c) "View over the [back] garden to Box Hill, from an upper window in Flint Cottage, in which room the author wrote before the building of the chalet," from a photograph taken by Frederick H. Evans in 1909 (Meredith, The Egoist II, frontispiece).
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Butcher, Alice Mary Brandreth, Lady. Memories of George Meredith. London: Constable, 1919. Internet Archive. Contributed by the University of California Libraries. Web. 15 December 2015.
Jones, Mervyn. The Amazing Victorian. London: Constable, 1999.
Meredith, Geoprge. The Egoist: A Comedy in Narrative. Vol. I. New York: Scribner's, 1909. Internet Archive. Contributed by Cornell University Library. Web. 15 December 2015.
_____. The Egoist: A Comedy in Narrative. Vol. II. New York: Scribner's, 1909. Internet Archive. Contributed by Cornell University Library. Web. 15 December 2015.
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