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Silas Marner

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Silas Marner by George Eliot
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Wrongly accused of theft and exiled from a religious community many years before, the embittered weaver Silas Marner lives alone in Raveloe, living only for work and his precious hoard of money. But when his money is stolen and an orphaned child finds her way into his house, Silas is given the chance to transform his life. His fate, and that of the little girl he adopts, is entwined with Godfrey Cass, son of the village Squire, who, like Silas, is trapped by his past. Silas Marner, George Eliot's favourite of her novels, combines humour, rich symbolism and pointed social criticism to create an unsentimental but affectionate portrait of rural life.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Evans (1819-80) began her literary career as a translator and later editor of the Westminster Review. In 1857, she published SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE, the first of eight novels she would publish under the name of 'George Eliot', including THE MILL ON THE FLOSS, MIDDLEMARCH, and DANIEL DERONDA. David Carroll taught at Lancaster University.
Release date NZ
March 27th, 2003
Author
Contributors
Edited by David Carroll Introduction by David Carroll Preface by Q. D. Leavis
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
272
Dimensions
129x198x16
ISBN-13
9780141439754
Product ID
1661482

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