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Silas Marner (Signet Classics)
by George Eliot

Published: 2007-08-07
Mass Market Paperback : 192 pages
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A gentle linen weaver is accused of a heinous crime. Exiling himself, he becomes a recluse, only to find redemption in his love for an abandoned child who mysteriously appears one day in his isolated cottage. Somber yet hopeful, Eliot's stirring tale continues to touch the human ...
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A gentle linen weaver is accused of a heinous crime. Exiling himself, he becomes a recluse, only to find redemption in his love for an abandoned child who mysteriously appears one day in his isolated cottage. Somber yet hopeful, Eliot's stirring tale continues to touch the human spirit.

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  "A Good Old-Fashioned Story!"by mabook (see profile) 07/10/11

I very much enjoyed Silas Marner. It has some amazingly relevant themes and situations to current times, despite being written in the 1830s. I thought it was truly inspiring how Silas Marner changed... (read more)

 
  "Human Nature"by minajarvis (see profile) 11/18/08

A book of love, vexation, betrayals and romantic illusions. Silas Marner brings the very humanistic traits that leads men to persue and capture what they most desire. Humans are not meant to be alone,... (read more)

 
  "CLASSIC TALE"by WPLWBC (see profile) 11/02/08

An exploration of the classic "money doesn't mean happiness" theme in a Victorian setting.

 
  "Redemtion of humanity"by Kathy E. (see profile) 09/19/08

I think the classics are better enjoyed alone. My book group didn't quite get in to this book like we thought we would. However the story line is great, we just didn't find enough in it to have a discussion... (read more)

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