Eccentric miser and weaver Silas marner has his gold stolen, and then a blond little girl is left on his doorstep. Silas raises the girl as his own but many years pass before her true identity is revealled - she is the illegitimate daughter of a local gentleman, and he later decides that he wishes to adopt her when he finds that his wife cannot bear him a child. Eppie, the girl redeems Silas from his isolated, friendless and bitter state and helps him to make peace with his own past.
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The review of this Book prepared by Bryn Pearson