After betrayal and heart break Silas Marner is left a bitter broken man. He lives in the village of Raveloe, where he spends his days making cloth and other materials for the townspeople. Due to his secretive and reclusive ways, the people of Raveloe never really come to know Silas, and he lives in solitude, having turned away from his former faith and happiness. Silas is a miser and hoards carefully his precious earnings. When everything is stolen from him once again he is about to give way to despair, but one winter's night, a small orphan girl comes to his house, and everything changes. Silas heart begins to soften under the affects of the love of an innocent child. This is a great story about the redeeming power of love, and the consequences of people's actions. Illustrated
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