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Silas Marner - George Eliot

Silas Marner by George Eliot from sophomore English class. It beat the heck out of Julius Caesar, I remember that.


Five Women Writers Tougher Than Hemingway

George Eliot was the pen name of Mary Anne Evans, a walking, breathing lesson in the power of having a single-minded will. Sure, other women were publishing under their own names by the time she wrote what some have called the greatest English novel, Middlemarch. But, ever a realist, she didn’t want her gender to get in the way of being taken seriously. She'd also been living with a married man for 20 years & didn’t want more trouble...


George Eliot - real name Mary Anne Evans 1819-1880 was an English novelist, journalist and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian Era. She wrote seven novels including Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda

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Silas Marner by George Eliot, cover by George Giusti and Aldren Watson

Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe George Eliot (1861) Illustrated by Aldren Watson. It is the third novel by George Eliot. An outwardly simple tale of a linen weaver, it is notable for its strong realism and its sophisticated treatment of a variety of issues ranging from religion to industrialization to community.

Read all the books on my book list, this one is a comparison between FB book list and BBC book list of classics to read