By George Eliot
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George Eliot's 3rd novel, Silas Marner (1861) is a robust and relocating story approximately one man's trip from exile and loneliness to the heat and pleasure of the family.
The tale opens as Silas Marner, falsely accused of robbery, loses every thing, together with his religion in God. Embittered and alienated from his fellow guy, he strikes to the village of Raveloe, the place he turns into a weaver. Taking shelter in his paintings, Silas slowly starts to amass gold—his basically pleasure in life—until someday that too is stolen from him. Then one darkish night, a gorgeous, golden-haired baby, misplaced and seeing the sunshine from Silas's cottage, toddles in via his doorway. As Silas grows to like the woman as though she have been his personal daughter, his existence adjustments into anything beneficial. yet his happiness is threatened whilst the orphan's actual father involves declare the lady as his personal, and Silas needs to face wasting a treasure more than the entire gold within the world.
This quantity additionally comprises shorter works through Eliot—The Lifted Veil, a depressing Gothic myth a couple of morbid younger clairvoyant, and Brother Jacob, a deliciously satirical delusion a few confectioner's apprentice.
George Levine is Kenneth Burke Professor of English Literature at Rutgers collage, and director of the University's heart for the serious research of latest tradition. He has written commonly approximately Victorian literature and tradition, and has for a very long time centred cognizance on Darwin and the kinfolk among technological know-how and literature, quite in his Darwin and the Novelists. He has written and edited many books, on matters starting from Frankenstein to the works of Thomas Pynchon. so much lately, he has edited The Cambridge better half to George Eliot and written a learn of Victorian clinical notion and literature, Dying to Know.