1905 Hardcover Antiquarian Book, Silas Marner, Macmillan Pocket Classics, Novel, Fiction, Classic, Illustrated
A wonderful antiquarian hardcover book -- Silas Marner by George Eliot. This is a Macmillan Pocket Classic (the book is small in size). Perfect for taking with you as you travel.
Silas Marner is the weaver in the English countryside village of Raveloe in the early nineteenth century. Like many weavers of his time, he is an outsider—the object of suspicion because of his special skills and the fact that he has come to Raveloe from elsewhere.
Mary Ann Evans (1819 – 1880), known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels, including Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Middlemarch (1871–72), and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of which are set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight. Although female authors were published under their own names during her lifetime, she wanted to escape the stereotype of women's writing being limited to lighthearted romances. She also wanted to have her fiction judged separately from her already extensive and widely known work as editor and critic.
5 ¾ x 4 ¼ inches
Published by The Macmillan Company -- 1905
This book was first published in 1899
This book is in good condition. There is wear on the edges and covers and the title is almost rubbed away. The binding is tight and the pages are very yellowed but this is to be expected considering the age of this book. This book is 113 years old. There is writing on the inside cover and front flyleaf (name of the previous owner).
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