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Reputed as Eliot’s favourite novel Silas Marner is set in the early years of the 19th century. Marner, a weaver, is a member of a small congregation in Lantern Yard. Falsely accused of a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his home and lives a solitary life near the village of Raveloe. Dedicating his life to weaving and hoarding gold for the next fifteen years, circumstances beyond his control shape his destiny and help to restore his faith in humanity.(Summary by T.Hynes)
 
Join Lisa VanDamme as she guides you through Silas Marner by George Eliot. Recommended Book Url: https://readwithme.app.link/MyF7NaGLEjb Description Silas Marner is the story of a man who, having had his spirit broken by a cruel injustice, retreats from society and lives the solitary life of a village weaver whose only pleasure is his ever-growing store of gold. This barren life of monotonous routine, reclusive loneliness, and soulless hoarding is all he knows, until, one day, something happ ...
 
One of the most memorable scenes in this novel occurs in Chapter Twelve, when the dejected and desolate Silas Marner steps outside his lonely cottage on New Year's Eve. He suffers from one of his bizarre fits of catalepsy and stands frozen for a few seconds. When he regains consciousness, he returns to his fireside. There in front of the warm blaze he imagines he sees a heap of gold! The very gold that had been robbed from his house many years ago. He stretches out his hand to touch it. Inst ...
 
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