Silas Marner by George Eliot

Silas Marner, a weaver, is wrongfully accused of theft and excommunicated from his community in Lantern Yard. He moves to the village of Raveloe, where he lives as a recluse, hoarding his money. After his money is stolen, he adopts a young girl named Eppie, who was abandoned near his home. Eppie's presence transforms Silas's life, and he becomes a cherished member of the community. The novel explores themes of betrayal, redemption, and the transformative power of love.

The 408th greatest book of all time


Published
1861
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
150-300
Words
72,000
Original Language
English

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