Silas Marner by George Eliot
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George Eliot's third novel follows the story of Silas Marner, a poor and reclusive linen weaver with a reputation for wisdom, and for knowing things that most people don't. Silas finds his life radically altered upon finding an unexpected gift on his hearth.
This British classic, published in 1861, is a heartwarming tale that highlights a man's touching journey in finding redemption and second chances. All the while, the story sheds light on the weight of material gains and what can bring forth true happiness in a person's life.