Silas Marner Author:George Eliot Silas Marner, the story of a miserly hermit, is probably the best-known Victorian novel today. With consummate artistry, George Eliot created some of literature's most appealing and memorable characters, filling her novel with humor, brilliant dialogue and keen psychological insight. — The story tells of Silas Marner, who shuns contact with his f... more »ellow man because he was unjustly wronged in his youth. He adopts Eppie, a child found mysteriously at his doorstep one winter's night, and soon finds himself caught again in the complex affairs of men. So masterful is George Eliot's creative power that we find ourselves caught, too, in the vivid, dramatic atmosphere of Raveloe and it's people.
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