Silas Marner

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Silas Marner is a classic English novel by George Eliot (pen name of Mary Anne Evans). Originally published in 1861, the novel tells of the titular protagonist, a weaver,... Read more

Silas Marner is a classic English novel by George Eliot (pen name of Mary Anne Evans). Originally published in 1861, the novel tells of the titular protagonist, a weaver, who after being falsely accused of theft and losing his love, isolates himself from the world. Years later, he experiences two transformative events that bring him back to life. The novel is admired for its brevity, perfect form, and its masterful portrayal of moral and psychological behavior in Victorian England.

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Silas Marner was accused of theft and lost the girl he loved. He withdrew from society and lived alone as a weaver. Later in life, two unexpected events occurred: his small fortune of gold was taken and he became the guardian of Eppie, an orphan girl who arrived at his home on a cold night. Eppie grew up and helped Silas find hope and love in his life.

This classic English novel, written by George Eliot (pen name of Mary Anne Evans), was first published in 1861. It is known for its brevity and perfection of form, and has captivated readers with its portrayal of moral and psychological behavior in Victorian England, as well as its mystery, intrigue, and heartwarming ending.



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Subject: Language Arts

Brand: Dover Publications

Publisher Date: 08/29/1996

Author: George Eliot

Dimensions: 8.14 x 5.18

UPC: 9780486292465

Ages: 9-12

Pages: 160