A heartwarming and poignant tale of a lonely man brought back to life and faith.
Silas Marner lives a friendless and isolated existence near the country village of Raveloe, hoarding his gold. One night his fortune is stolen and Silas loses everything he holds dear. But then the golden-haired child Eppie appears in his home, and Silas begins to reform bonds of faith and human connectedness that he once renounced forever.
'A great novel of unquenchable optimism and boundless humanity' Guardian
A great novel of unquenchable optimism and boundless humanity
It is a book that lifts your heart, makes you feel spiritually enriched and persuades you of the potential goodness of human nature
Eliot's finest pastoral tale... notable for the sharpness of its rural detail, its tactful symbolism and its variation between high melodrama and broad comedy