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Monday, November 27, 2017

Book Review: Silas Marner

Summary: Embittered by a false accusation, disappointed in friendship and love, the weaver Silas Marner retreats into a long twilight life alone with his loom. . . and his gold. Silas hoards a treasure that kills his spirit until fate steals it from him and replaces it with a golden-haired foundling child. Where she came from, who her parents were, and who really stole the gold are the secrets that permeate this moving tale of guilt and innocence. A moral allegory of the redemptive power of love, it is also a finely drawn picture of early nineteenth-century England "in the days when spinning wheels hummed busily in the farmhouses," and of a simple way of life that was soon to disappear.

Thoughts: This was a sweet and endearing tale of love and family. The cast was complex for such a small book and I was surprised by the twists of plot and story that wove deep into each person's life. There are stories within stories here. The book drags a bit in the beginning but is enjoyable once it gets going, creating a sweet and simple atmosphere of a time gone by. 

 Content: A use of D*** or H*** on occasion. A man secretly marries a woman and has a child with her but proceeds to court another woman during this time. 
 All in all, clean for most ages and a good, heartwarming, classic! 

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