Judge A Book: Silas Marner

I noticed that all of the Silas Marner copies I have come across are ugly, ranging from Slightly Off-putting to Dreadfully Awful. I thought surely there must be some beautiful Silas Marner covers out there, and set out to search for them.

I’m amazed by how many showed Silas as a very old man???? Isn’t he supposed to be 40 or something?

I did find some lovely Silas Marner covers, which I might share in a future post, but I found many more horrifying ones. Below are the Absolute Worst Silas Marner covers I found.

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There is so much to unpack here that I am afraid to try.
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Points for attempted artsiness, but someone needs to go back to graphic design school.
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I would refuse to remain in the same house as that man. 
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Something about this makes me think they’re fleeing the French Revolution.
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Congratulations, you’ve succeeded in making me want to put this book down and run far away.
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Maybe bring the homicidal maniac aesthetic down a few notches.
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Silas spends all of his money on LSD and we never sleep again.
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In which Silas marries a beautiful alien and becomes one of them.