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Silas Marner - George Eliot
Silas Marner
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140620917 (0140620915)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 221
Edition language: English
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Burfobookalicious rated it
4.5 All that glitters is not gold...
I have previously reviewed the delights of ‘Middlemarch’ (see blogpost dated 1/1/17), which is generally regarded as the pinnacle of George Eliot’s literary achievements and undoubtedly it is a masterpiece. I also catapulted ‘Adam Bede’ onto my favourites shelf (see post dated 10/6/17) and so I came...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
5.0 Silas Marner -- Reading/Rereading the classics
Funny story: I have my mom's copy of this (another pre-ISBN book I own...) I bought myself a Kindle copy but that's not the funny part. The funny part is that I read this ages ago, with my mother when I was very young. We read it together. She had read it with her mother, so I guess it was supposed ...
EpicFehlReader rated it
3.0 Silas Marner by George Eliot
A gentle linen weaver named Silas Marner is wrongly accused of theft actually committed by his best friend. Exiling himself to the rustic village of Raveloe, he becomes a lonely recluse. Ultimately, Marner finds spiritual rebirth through his unselfish love of an abandoned child who mysteriously appe...
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5.0 Good Classic Stuff!
This book was chosen by a member of my local book club because it was recommended to her and one that she had always wanted to read. I was not even familiar with the title, although I have certainly heard of the author. For me the story doesn't really pick up steam until about the half-way point, ...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe
'Silas Marner' is George Eliot boiled and drained, and what's left is more like an allegory or a fable than a novel. The lesson against parsimony and categorical judgement of our neighbors weighs heavy and overrules the characterization.In her first two novels there was considerable time spent on de...
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